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Britain Would Push Guiana Plan on Private Basis, Emerson States

Although the question of refugee settlement in British Guiana is being held in abeyance because of the war, the British Government would be sympathetic towards pursuing the scheme if any private organizations were able to furnish the necessary funds, Sir Herbert Emerson, director of the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today.

Sir Herbert stated that the Intergovernmental Committee would continue the work of seeking a solution of the Germar refugee problem within the limitations imposed by the war. He said that while belligerents could not participate in plans for further Jewish emigration directly from the Reich, the committee would continue to encourage investigations into possible places of settlement.