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Dear ppg & List, After some 'armchair-googling': 'The Independent', UK (on-line), March 23, -03, has this article: "Cholera Warning as Red Cross tries to restore clean water." Quote: "The International Red Cross (ICRC) said it had sent a team into Basra despite the fighting between British & Iraqi soldiers, after obtaining guarantees from both sides". Greetings, Bert Gedin Birmingham, UK. >From: "ppg" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: <email@example.com> >Subject: [casi] Int'l Red Cross in Basra >Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 11:42:28 -0500 > >If it is true that officials of Basra have asked the Int'l Red Coss to >provide an escorted safe passage to allow Basra engineers access to the >electrical power plant that was struck cutting off pure water supply to >Basra civilians, would that not be more effective and faster than the >complicated plans the Brits are projecting for building a "water pipeline >from Kuwait to Basra"? > >The Red Cross reply was (I think!) that a temporary cease-fire on both >sides >would be required forRed Cross action to save lives in Basra. >Anybody know more about this sensible proposal in the midst of complete >insanity? > >pg, nyc > > >_______________________________________________ >Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. >To unsubscribe, visit >http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss >To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org >All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk _________________________________________________________________ On the move? Get Hotmail on your mobile phone http://www.msn.co.uk/msnmobile/mobilehotmail _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk