New York (Jul. 21)
The Swiss Government has turned over to the OSE the famous Konsul-Burchard-Haus Sanitarium for Tuberculars in Davos, in the Swiss Alps, for the use of Jewish displaced persons from Germany who are stricken with the disease, it was announced today by Dr. Leon Wulman, executive director of OSE, following receipt of a cable from the organization’s Geneva office.
Accommodating 200 persons, the annitarium was originally assigned to the local administration in Berne but the authorities agreed to surrender it to the OSE. The Joint Distribution Committee has already made available the necessary funds for maintaining the institution.