The humanitarian situation on the ground is deteriorating rapidly despite the ongoing diplomatic efforts,
I consider the Kosovo Verification Mission an essential partner for the continuation of our humanitarian work. The OSCE mission has provided a sense of security to many in Kosovo,
I think for the time being, it would be important to ask NATO to maintain security,
The excessive use of violence in Kosovo has to be contained,
I have not seen such a crowded, what shall I say ... Shelter-wise, very bad. ... I'm concerned.
Yesterday and today, about 20,000 crossed into Albania in very poor physical condition because they walked a long way -- about four or five days -- to get there.
There will be a new appeal and a new plan to cover (expenses for) the rest of the year, which will be quite large ... especially if the refugees stay in Albania and Macedonia,
We do not yet know how many lives have been lost through exhaustion, war or outright killing. There's no doubt the 60-day deadline ...presents us with really a daunting task. There are huge obstacles.
There is a clear sign that there is another massive wave of people being forced out.
There is a great fear among the displaced people, most of whom are women and children and some of whom have lost family members in the fighting. We need to be able to locate them and bring them to shelter before more civilians die,