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Memorandum on Migration and Refugee Assistance for Yugoslav Refugees

December 16, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 92-9

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 determine that it is important to the national interest that up to $7,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund (the Fund) to meet unexpected urgent needs of refugees and other displaced persons resulting from the civil conflict in Yugoslavia. These funds may be used to provide U.S. contributions to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Committee of the Red Cross, other international organizations, governments and governmental organizations, and private voluntary organizations, as required.

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.



Washington, December 16, 1991.

George Bush, Memorandum on Migration and Refugee Assistance for Yugoslav Refugees Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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