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Annan: Basra Faces Humanitarian Crisis

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Annan: Basra Faces Humanitarian Crisis

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Annan: Basra Faces Humanitarian Crisis

Annan: Basra Faces Humanitarian Crisis

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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan calls upon the United States and Britain to step up efforts to deliver humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi people. Annan says Basra, Iraq's second largest city, faces critical shortages of electricity and water. Hear Nada Doumani of the International Committee of the Red Cross.