Sep 12, 2000, 12:01 AM
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conflict Kosovo by damage assess to team UN of team international An -- IRNA 12, Sept Nations, United Vienna, environmental the assessing weeks two next the spend will experts former the and Albania in conflict Kosovo the by caused damage (UNEP) Program Environment UN the Macedonia, of Republic Yugoslav .Monday announced pollution out map will UNEP, by assembled experts, of team The .attention urgent require may that sites contaminated and sources address to countries two the of capacity the determine also will It .problems environmental the they where Macedonia of FYR the in Monday arrived experts The take and sites visit authorities, and experts local with meet will environmental assess also will They .samples air and water soil, as well as pollution, industrial of "spots hot" pre-conflict .September 17 on Albania in work start will They .camps refugee during fighting of focus the not were countries two the While the by stressed was environment their said UNEP conflict, the into crowded who civilians Kosovo fleeing of thousands of hundreds .territory their on camps refugee receiving not pollution industrial be also may there addition, In enormous the with confronted are governments the because attention its and conflict the by created problems economic and social .aftermath the and Albania said Toepfer Klaus Director Executive UNEP the in countries many like Macedonia, of Republic Yugoslav former and environment the to threats significant confront must world, .resources limited with health public conditions the analyze to tools UNEP's deploy to pleased are We" understanding better a have all will we that so nations, two these of ".ahead challenges the of EA/MHJ/YS End