War in Iraq would disrupt food supplies to the millions of Iraqis who depend on government-provided rations to survive, and an extended conflict could displace hundreds of thousands of people – or more. Diane talks with representatives from some of the many relief organizations preparing to cope with a possible refugee crisis in and around Iraq.

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  • Bob Laprade director of Emergencies and Crisis, Save The Children
  • Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International

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