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Roumanian Cities Get Refugees from Famine Region of Bessarabia

Jassy, Galatz, Czernowitz and Kishineff are overcrowded with refugees, Jewish men, women and children who fled the Bessarabian famine region, seeking food in the cities.

It is stated that the hardest hit section of the population are the Jewish colonists in Bessarabia. Even such model farms as Volonfirovka and Crenleana were badly affected. It is declared that ninety per cent of the Jewish colonists are compelled to ask for aid. Many have already sold their farm implements and wagons to obtain bread.