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35,000,000 Pounds of Relief Supplies Shipped by JDC in First Four Months of 1947

To provide Europe’s Jowish men, women and children with the basic essentials of living — food, clothing, medicines and blankets — the Joint Distribution Committee shipped a record-breaking 35,000,000 pounds of relief supplies overseas during the first four months of 1947, it was announced yesterday by Edward M.M. Warburg, J.D.C. chairman. Mr. Warburg reported that the J.D.C. flow of relief goods from this country since the first of this year had exceeded the Committee’s total shipments from the U.S. during all of 1946.