WASHINGTON, March 18, 1997 - As
the violence in Albania continues, the Red Cross has mobilized relief and
medical assistance and has launched an appeal for $9.9 million to cover
the needs of the victims in Albania for an initial period of three months.
While the situation in Tirana is calmer today, the situation remains cause
Albania is increasingly cut off from the outside world and is currently receiving no supplies of food or medicine with the