U.S. Spent $9,900,000 on Aid to Arab Refugees Since End of June War
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U.S. Spent $9,900,000 on Aid to Arab Refugees Since End of June War

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American aid to Arab refugees since the end of the Arab-Israeli war in June amounted to $9,900,000, it was reported here yesterday by the U.S. mission to the United Nations.

A note detailing the contributions, sent to Secretary-General U Thant, listed the following contributions: 10,000 tents air-lifted to Jordan; a donation of $2,000,000 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees; 24,000 metric tons of wheat flour and 1,200 tons of vegetable oils given to the same agency; $140,000 in cash donated to the American Red Cross; and $1,800,000 worth of food donated to various American voluntary agencies in the Middle East.

The note stated that the United States is keeping the needs of the refugees under constant review and that shipments of food for needy persons in the Gaza Strip and on the west bank is continuing.

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