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Decided Slump in Deaths in Ekaterinoslav

According to figures of he Joint Distribution Committee the mortality of Jews in Ekaterynoslav, Ukrainse, has been reduced to less than one twentieth of the 1922 rate. Figures for March 1922 showed 786 deaths in Ekaterinoslav, while for March this year, only 36 deaths occurred in the Jewish population.

Of the 786 deaths in March of last year, 283 were due to starvation while during the same period this year only one died there of hunger.

For the first three months of 1922, 1629 deaths occurred in the Jewish community of Ekaterinoslav as compared with 116 for the three months of the present year.