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Memorandum on Refugee Assistance to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the International Committee of the Red Cross

August 30, 2002

Presidential Determination No. 2002-29

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

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

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 up to $6.6 million be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund for contributions to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the International Committee of the Red Cross to address unexpected urgent refugee and migration needs arising from the crisis in Liberia and from the return of refugees to Sierra Leone.

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 determination in the Federal Register.

George W. Bush

Note: An original was not available for verification of the content of this memorandum.

George W. Bush, Memorandum on Refugee Assistance to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the International Committee of the Red Cross Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/212893

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