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

January 02, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 91-12

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), I hereby detemine that it is important to the national interest that $12,100,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund (Emergency Fund) to meet unexpected urgent needs of refugees and migrants in Africa and the Middle East. It is essential to U.S. foreign policy interests in these regions that we respond to these critical humanitarian needs.

Of this $12,100,000, $6,000,000 will be used to assist Liberian refugees and those affected by their impact; $2,500,000 will be contributed to the United National High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other international or non-governmental organizations for assistance programs for Sudanese refugees; $600,000 will be contributed in support of assistance programs for Chadian, Rwandan and Burundi refugees; and $3,000,000 will be contributed to the Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO) or other international or non-governmental organizations for needs related to the Persian Gulf crisis.

You are directed to inform the appropriate committees of the Congress of this Determination and the obligation of funds under this authority, and to publish this Determination in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, January 2, 1991.

George Bush, 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/327770

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