UNRRA at the Grass-Roots

Burgess, R. L.
February 1944
New Republic;2/21/44, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p240
Presents an account of a meeting on the efforts for feeding war victims by the United Nations' Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and discusses the share of the U.S. in feeding war victims; Number of homeless or displaced persons in Europe for whom the relief is to be organized; Possibility of distribution of the foodstuffs originally produced for military needs among war victims; Justification of the efforts of Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; Advice by the manager of the state Chamber of Commerce; Opinion of a dairy distributor's spokesman that it won't be necessary to continue rationing in the U.S. after war.


Related Articles

  • Food relief, 1947.  // America;2/15/1947, Vol. 76 Issue 20, p540 

    The article reflects on the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA). It notes that the food relief remains outside the scope of the World Bank or the U.S. Export-Import Bank. It signifies the ineffectiveness of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and that famine...

  • Famine after UNNRA.  // New Republic;8/12/46, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p159 

    The article examines the consequences that may occur once UNRRA's food program expires on December 31, 1946. It is suggested that an international arrangement must be worked out, so that millions of people in Europe can receive relief shipments of UNRRA food during the winter. The major problem...

  • Russia: Finish the Job.  // New Republic;3/1/22, Vol. 30 Issue 378, p6 

    Provides some insights into famine aid and relief given to war victims in Russia. Details about the American Relief Administration food relief; Contributions donated to victims from private sources; Prevalence of starvation and disease; Criticism and allegations regarding the close association...

  • Famine: America's Duty.  // New Republic;4/29/46, Vol. 114 Issue 17, p595 

    Focuses on steps taken by the U.S. and United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) to deal with the world food crisis after the World War II. Announcement of the reduced rate of flour production and bonus prices to farmers for wheat and corn; Reduction in consumption of wheat...

  • UNRRA AND A FREE PRESS. H. C. G. // America;10/27/1945, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p97 

    The article comments on the proposal to grant property accredited representatives of the press of any of the United Nations (UN) member liberty to observe and report upon the distribution and utilization of UN Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) relief goods, rehabilitation supplies...

  • The Food Aid Scenario in Ethiopia: pro-poor or pro-politics? Endris, Getachew Shambel; Nenko, Alemu Sokora // Developing Country Studies;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p167 

    Ethiopia is one of the leading aid recipient countries in the world and Africa with 5-6 millions peoples approximately requiring urgent food assistance on a non-stop basis in rural areas alone. The country receives between 20-30 % of the food aid allotted to sub-Saharan Africa. Attributed to...

  • Africa Who? Sarin, Radhika // World Watch;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p2 

    Editorial. Focuses on the need for food aid in South Africa despite efforts in 2002 to avert famine, according to a report released by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Percentage decline of food production in Zimbabwe; Social,...

  • THE FRIENDS RELIEF SERVICE AND DISPLACED PEOPLE IN EUROPE AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1945-48. Reid, Fiona; Gemie, Sharif // Quaker Studies (Quaker Studies Research Association);Mar2013, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p223 

    From 1945-48 the Friends Relief Service (FRS) cared for refugees, displaced people and expellees in post-war Germany. Not all FRS members were Quakers but all were committed to the belief that humanitarian work was an expression of Christian commitment. This set Quaker relief apart from the new,...

  • A City Braces For Battle. Ghosh, Aparisim // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/10/2003, Issue 5, p48 

    Reports on the measures taken in Basra, Iraq as United States troops mass across the border. View that Basra is strategically located for military advancement by troops; Indications that the city is preparing for a conflict including building up blood banks at hospitals; How the government has...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics