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Memorandum on Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended

October 13, 1988

Presidential Determination No. 89-3

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1)), in order to meet unexpected urgent refugee and migration needs in the Middle East and Africa, I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest that $17 million be made available from the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund for assistance to persons in Africa and the Middle East. Up to $15 million will be contributed to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the League of Red Cross Societies for assistance to African refugees. Up to $2 million will be contributed to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for medical assistance to Palestinian refugees in Gaza and the West Bank.

You are authorized and directed to inform the appropriate committees of Congress of this Determination and the obligation of funds under this authority.

This Determination shall be published in the Federal Register.


RONALD REAGAN

THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, October 13, 1988.

Ronald Reagan, Memorandum on Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323376

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