Epidemics May Result if Exodus Refugees Are Not Cleared out of Camps, Wjc Aide Says

A warning that epidemics may break out in the Poppendorf camp where most of the Exodus refugees are concentrated unless the Jews are removed in three weeks was sounded here today by Dr. Noah Barou, secretary of the World Jewish Congress.

Speaking to a press conference following his return from Germany where he witnessed the forcible disembarkation of the Jews from their prison ships and later visited the camp where they are interned, Dr. Barou declared that the centers were ?unfit for human habitation and that local authorities had told him that epidemics were likely if the Jews were forced to remain there for long.

He charged Britain with having violated international agreements by carrying out the landings without the assistance of the International Refugee Organization.

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