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

August 05, 1987

Presidential Determination No. 87-19

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

I hereby determine, pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1)) ("the Act"), that it is important to the national interest that there shall be made available from the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund up to $4.25 million for contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to meet the unexpected urgent needs for assistance to Palestinian refugees and other civilians affected by the conflict in Lebanon. I further determine also pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Act that it is important to the national interest that there shall be made available from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund up to $4.25 million for contributions to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the ICRC to meet unexpected urgent needs of refugees and persons affected by strife in Africa.

The Secretary of State is requested to inform the appropriate committees of the Congress of this Determination and to arrange for the prompt publication of this Determination in the Federal Register.


RONALD REAGAN

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, August 5, 1987.

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/323334

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