World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC1/R.11
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Noting the report and statements on action taken by WHO concerning Palestine Refugees, 1. COMMENDS the actions taken by
the Director-General in order to ameliorate the health conditions of the Refugees; 2. RECOGNIZES the value of the work in health done by all the governments concerned; 3. CALLS UPON these governments to continue their aid for the health of the Refugees, especially through their military authorities; 4. CALLS UPON them to co-operate fully with the WHO Representative, with special reference to problems of Hygiene and Control of Epidemics; 5. REQUESTS those bodies which have operational responsibility to employ local health personnel wherever possible; 6. REQUESTS the Director-General to draw the attention of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and his representative in this matter, the Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, to the urgent necessity for adequate allocations from the available funds for health work; 7. REQUESTS the Director-General to draw the attention of the United Nations to the fact that the present measures for Palestine refugees are only of an emergency nature, and that a permanent solution should be urgently considered; 8. URGES the States Members of this region, at the continuation of the present adjourned session of the General Assembly, in April, of this year, to insist upon the necessity of increasing the funds available for health purposes among the Palestine refugees.
Keywords: Emergency Preparedness and Response,
( 1949).United nations relief and works agency for Palestine refugees [UNRWA], World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean