World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC2/R.25
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, HAVING reviewed the sad position of the Palestine Refugees; and CONSIDERING that the continuation of such conditions may
threaten the neighbouring countries from the public health point of view and may even threaten other countries in other regions; NOTES the report of the Chief Medical Officer UNRPR seconded by WHO; COMMENDS the temporary measures taken by WHO and UNRPR to ameliorate the condition of the refugees; REQUESTS the States Members of this region, pending a permanent solution, to urge upon the General Assembly of the United Nations the necessity for adequate funds to continue the health measures; and REQUESTS the Regional Director to communicate to the United Nations the unanimous opinion of this Committee that immediate measures to solve the problem of resettlement are the only solution to the urgent public health problems in view of the present condition of the 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