New York (Apr. 7)
Appropriations of $3,819,250 for April by the Joint Distribution Committee for the relief and rehabilitation of Jewish survivors overseas bring the agency’s total allocations this year to more than $17,574,000, it was announced today by Dr. Joseph C. Hyman, executive vice-chairman.
One-half million pounds of relief supplies were shipped by the Joint Distribution Committee from New York yesterday and today on the SS Sea Nymph and SS Louisa M. Alcott headed for Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, France, Germany; and Yugoslavia, where they will be distributed among the Jewish survivors by J.D.C. representatives stationed in Europe. Approximately 438,600 pounds of the supplies shipped were foodstuffs; the balance clothing.