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

April 06, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 91-27

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 $10,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund (Emergency Fund) to meet the unexpected and urgent needs of refugees and other persons displaced by the crisis in the Middle East.

Included in this drawdown is $10,000,000 for the urgent needs of those displaced by the crisis in the Middle East. These funds will be contributed on a multilateral or bilateral basis as appropriate to international organizations, private voluntary organizations, and other governmental and non-governmental agencies engaged in the relief efforts.

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 memorandum in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, April 6, 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/327784

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