Pacific Stars and Stripes,
Nov. 19, 1951
TOKYO-One year's expenditures
for civil relief supplies for Korea totaled $ 67,357,123, it was disclosed
Friday by Brig Gen. William E. Crist, commander, United Nations Civil
Not included in the total were expenditures for
permanent rehabilitations such as bridge construction, factory and power
plant renovation and industrial financing. Three items alone, General
Crist explained, would run the total to many millions more.
CIVIL RELIEF items include foodstuffs, clothing,
medicine, temporary shelter material and other commodities for emergency
care of approximately 1,000,000 civilian war refugees.
Money and commodities for the program have come
from three sources: U.S. Department of the Army, the economic cooperation
administration and donations from United Nations member countries.
DEPARTMENT of the Army expenditures from October
1950 through September this year totaled $38,249,843, Crist stated.
UN country donations were $13,823,473 and ECA funds available totaled
$10,482,639. Transportation costs for the last three months of the year
were listed accounting to $4,801,168. However, such costs for the balance
of the period were not computed.