Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, cables, drafts, notes, circulars, handwritten notes, reports, translations, agreements, press clippings, press releases, minutes of meetings, business cards, aides-memoires, appendices, annexes, brochures, statements, rosters, invoices, and newsletters. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: education; health; donations of money and food; Famine Relief programme; UNICEF; Red Cross; medical teams; medical supplies; shelters; transportation of supplies; distribution of supplies; personnel; water supply; refugee camps; school feeding programme; World Food Programme; UN cemetary; community development; resettlement of refugees; evacuation of refugees; and budget. Correspondents include Ralph Eckert, UN Food Relief Coordinator; Malcolm Leckie, Chief Finance Officer; J. Amonoo, Deputy, Civilian Operations Officer; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief, Civilian Operations; Max H. Dorsinville, Officer-in-Charge, ONUC; B.E. Urquhart, Principal Officer, OUSSPH; S. Linner, Chief, Civilian Operations; and B.F. Oserio-Tafall, Acting Officer-in-Charge, ONUC. Arranged in filing number order.
Series consists of code and clear cables, as well as news clippings and situation reports. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: hospital facilities; incidents; transportation of refugees; housing of refugees; Congolese Central Government; incidents in Katanga; UN staff members taken prisoner; movements of UN staff; attacks by civilians; attacks on civilians by various militiary factions; arrival and transportation of supplies via air and water; UN personnel; assassinations and executions of settlers, civilians, government officials, aid workers, and UN staff; hunger strikes; stolen vehicles; diamond mine exploitation; food relief; malerial outbreaks; medical assistance; and rabies outbreaks. Correspondents include: Ralph J. Bunche; Mr. R. Dayal; Andrew Cordier; Mr. Dumonlet, Leopoldville; Mr. MacFarquhar, New York; General Kebbede; Mr. Gardiner; Joseph Kasa-Vubu, President of the Republic of the Congo; Dr. S. Linner; Max Dorsinville; J.D.R. Kelly, Assistant to the Special Representative; A.C. Micuta, ONUC Civilian Officer; Carey Seward; and Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Administrative history: The Chinese National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (CNRRA) was formally established 22 January 1945. Predecessor: UNRRA China Mission, established on 9 November 1943 (along with numerous other country missions). Successor: The Commission on Rehabilitation Affairs, established November 1947.
Series consists of 607 photographs taken by a variety of UNRRA photographers, for the UNRRA Visual Information Office, Washington, D.C. Most have a corresponding original negative (numbered C-1 etc.). Description/arrangement is according to the subject categories (by country, and therein by themes) which were set up either by the UNRRA Visual Information Office or the UN Department of Information. Series transferred to the United Nations Department of Public Information, Visual Information Section, by agreement of 10 March 1947. Description includes photograph negative numbers. Negatives are arranged in number order rather than by country.
Related records: For UNRRA China Mission photographs see S-0800.
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Series consists of reports, documents and reference papers relating to studies on the organization and functions of UNRRA. Arranged alphabetically.
Series consists of reports, documents and reference papers relating to studies on the organization and functions of UNRRA. Arranged alphabetically .