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INCREASED AID

Needed To Save Europe From Privations COMING WINTER'S STRAIN Rec. 2.30 p.m. LONDON, Aug. 3. "We must tighten our belts more if the liberated countries of Europe are to escape most severe privations during the coming winter," declared the Director-General of Unrra, Mr. Herbert Lehman, at a Press conference. "They cannot survive the winter months without increased assistance from Unrra," he added. "The winter will strain the political and economic structure of the Continent so seriously it may do incalculable harm to our hopes for a permanent, peaceful, satisfied Europe." Mr. Lehman said there were 1,500,000 children in Yugoslavia alone who were suffering from malnutrition. He hoped much-increased supplies might come from America ahd Canada, which so far had supplied the bulk. He also iDelieved Australia and ' New Zealand, who were co-operating to the fullest extent, might make available greater shipments.

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INCREASED AID, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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INCREASED AID Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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