Norway Welcomes Group of Jewish Dp’s As Permanent Sett

Norway today welcomed as permanent settle### of 53 Jewish “hard core” cases from the DP camps of Germany and Austr### refugees, all of them concentration camp survivors and members of their ### consisted of tuberculosis and post-TB cases. They arrived here after a ### from Munich under a special emigration scheme sponsored by the Norwe### ment and the Joint Distribution Committee.

Under this project Norway agreed to accept a group of Jewish “hard ### DP’s –victims of Nazism whose scars are taking longest to heal–as regu### grants. JDC in turn met all costs in connection with the transfer of the ### group, including transportation costs and a lump sum payment for immig### Norwegian Government, which will be responsible for their care and mai###.

Also helping to defray the expenses of the movement was a grant from ###. Foundation, administered through the Office of the United Nations High C### for Refugees. Most of the Jewish refugees who arrived today are healthy ### women, no longer in need of hospital care, for whom job and housing op### will be provided. However, nine of the DP’s aboard the transport are ac### cases who will be moved to Norwegian sanatoria for treatment.

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