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Red Cross makes Spain appeal as economic crisis bites

10 October 2012 Last updated at 06:39 BST

The Red Cross is to make its first ever public appeal in Spain to help those affected by the economic crisis.

It will ask Spanish people to donate money to help 300,000 of the most vulnerable people.

Before the crisis, it mainly helped immigrants but, with one in four adults out of work, more and more Spanish families rely on food hand-outs.

Tom Burridge reports.