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Public Papers - 1992 - March

Presidential Determination No. 92 - 19 -- Memorandum on Emergency Assistance for Cambodian and Burmese Refugees


Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: 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 ,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund (the Fund) to meet the unexpected and urgent refugee and migration needs of Cambodians and Burmese. Of this amount up to ,000,000 will be used to support the repatriation of Cambodian refugees and displaced persons; ,000,000 will be contributed to assist Burmese refugees. These funds may be contributed on a multilateral or bilateral basis as appropriate to international organizations, private voluntary organizations, and other governmental and nongovernmental humanitarian organizations.

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

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 2:53 p.m., April 2, 1992]

Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on March 20.

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