400 Face Starvation in Varna

Four hundred Jewish emigrants from the Czech protectorate, Hungary and Rumania are facing slow starvation in the Black Sea port of Varna, Bulgaria, it was reliably learned here today.

The refugees, who were en route to Palestine, have been stranded in Varna for several months. They reached the port after long and difficult journeys down the Danube expecting to be able to obtain passage from Varna to Beirut or Jaffa.

No ships, however, have yet called at Varna to take them away. Meanwhile, they have been housed in some abandoned buildings where they must sleep on the floor, huddled together without blankets and without fuel to heat their lodgings.

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