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

March 11, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 91-24

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 determine that it is important to the national interest that $6,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to meet the unexpected and urgent needs of refugees and other persons in the Occupied Territories and Sri Lanka.

Of this amount, $5,000,000 will be contributed to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for emergency food distribution in the Occupied Territories, and $1,000,000 will be contributed to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to assist victims of the conflict in Sri Lanka.

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


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 11, 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/327781

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