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Below is  list of various people involved in the lead poisoning issue.
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European Roma Rights Center: Dianne Post, Legal Director, Budapest. tel: (36-1) 413-2200; email:

Gwendolyn Albert, email: gwendolyn.albert(a), tel: +420-777-621-227; fax: +420-224-941-092.

Humanitarian Law Center: Jeta Bejtullahua, head of office, tel: + 381-38 243488/ 490 email: office(a); www.

Laurie Wiseberg, UNMIK Minority Returns Advisor, fax: +381 (0) 38-504-604, ext. 5592. email: wiseberg(a)

Rashed Ahmed, head of six Kosovo regions, special rep of Jessen-Petersen. Rashed is head of the steering committee seeking solutions for the lead poisoning in Kosovo. email: ahmed31(a)

Vivien Caragounis, personal assistant to Rashed Ahmed. Her direct extension
after getting through the UNMIK switchboard is 7270. Switchboard number is: 028-32566. email:caragounis(a)

Dr. Sergy Shevtchenko, Health Officer for UNMIK, north Mitrovica. email: Shevtchenko(a)
UNHCR: Pascale Moreau, head of UNHCR Kosovo, tel: +381-(0) 38- 241-509; fax: +381-(0) 38-501-516; email: moreau(a)

WHO: Gerry McWeeney, head of Mitrovica WHO office, email: who_hep(a);

Hana Klimesova, WHO psychiatrist. She says: "We have lost an entire generation of Romani children in these camps to lead poisoning; if they don't die, they will all have irreversible brain damage." Email: Klimesova_who(a)

International Committee of the Red Cross: Pascale Meige. As head of mission she wrote two letters to SRSG Jessen-Petersen demanding that the IDP camps be closed for health reasons. She calls the lead poisoning issue the worst medical tragedy in Kosovo. Tel: +381-38-241-518; email:pristina.pri(a)

Swiss Red Cross: Fried Didden, head of Pristina office; tel: +377-44-131-451; email: crspri(a)

U.S. Mission in Pristina: Lynn Gurian, assistant chief of mission, email: gurianl(a); Brett Jones, refugee coordinator, email: jonesbx(a)

OMBUDSPERSON: Marek Antoni Nowicki: tel- +381 (0)38501 401; email: ombudspersonkosovo(a)

Doctors Involved in the Lead Poisoning Issue:

Dr. Maja Djordjovic (speaks English, treated Nikolina Mehmeti at the hospital of the Mother and Child Institute in Belgrade): tel: +381-63-827-2681.

Dr. Lubomir Stojanov (director of the Belgrade Mother and Child Institute where Nikolina Mehmeti was treated). Address: Institut za Zdravstvenu Zastitu Majke I Deteta Srbije "Dr. Vukan Chupic", Radoja Dakica 8, Beograd, Serbia; tel- 011-3108-117; email: majkaidete(a)ptt.yu (Direct office tel: 011-3108-146)

Dr. Lubica Radovic (Decji desponder, north Mitrovica), tel: 028-421-955: she treated Jenita Mehmeti before she died and also recommended Nikolina for treatment to Belgrade.


Milovan Pavlovic  He is the "collective centers" (IDP camps) manager. email: Milovanpavlovic(a)

Anna Torok She is the local community officer for Zvechen. email: toroka(a)

Bob Cruz Head of UNMIK Zvechen office, tel: +381- (0)- 38- 504- 604, ext. 7442. email: cruzr(a)

Alastair Livingston: Head of OSCE in Mitrovica
email: Alastair-butchart-livingston(a)

Juozas (Joe) Kaztas: UNMIK mayor of Mitrovica email: Kaztas(a)

Dragisa Milovic, president of Zvechen municipal assembly. fax: +381 (0) 28-664-728. Jacky Holmboe, Norwegian Church Council, Mitrovica
email: ncasouthmitrovica(a)

Marijana Pantic, DRC: (Returns Officer for Danish Refugee Council)
email: rfo_marijana(a)