AN ALBANIAN FAMILY SIT BY THE FIRE IN NORTHEN ALBANIA.
An Albanian family in the isolated village of Flet sit by the fire,
January 8, 2002. Albania proclaimed the state of civil emergency in
four northern districts hit by a wave of unusual cold. Northern roads
have been blocked by the heavy snow, many schools have closed,
electricty has been cut for ten days and water pipes have frozen
interrupting supply in some areas. The army has been distrbuting
supplies of food and medicine to the isolated areas. REUTERS/Arben