UNRRA


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UNRRA

(ˈʌn rə)
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
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Thanks to the UNRRA bulletins that published search requests, Kleinman established contact with Elena and wrote to her that "you have a nephew who survived." Elena presumably expressed readiness to help him to get to Argentina.
(16) At the end of the war, there were around eight million civilians in Germany who qualified as displaced person's under United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) directives (Gerard Daniel Cohen, In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012], 5).
Succeeding UNRRA was the International Refugee Organization (IRO) established by the General Assembly in December 1946.
UNRRA was overwhelmed by the deluge of destitute refugees left behind by the advancing Allied armies and the collapsing German Wehrmacht.
The main suppliers of vaccines were the USRR, UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) and Sweden.
In order to solve the pressing lack of vehicles in post-war Austria, the UNRRA, the relief organisation of the United Nations, delivered 2,800 new trucks to Austria in 1946.
Some even believed that these "pressure tactics" had started as early as 1943, when the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) came into existence.
After HMG withdrew recognition of the exiled Polish government the financial responsibility for the Valivade Camp went to the Interim Treasury Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Refugee Repatriation Agency (UNRRA).
Not long after these exchanges the relief problem came to be discussed under the leadership of Harry White, (21) Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, in consequence of which the United Nations Relief and Reconstruction Administration (UNRRA) was established in November 1943, at a 44-nation conference at the White House.
He added: "We felt very dependent on the UNRRA [United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration] for everything, including clothing.