RELIEF: Trouble for Mi Hua

The child was the first born in the big D.P. camp in Seoul, Korea, and the parents called it Mi Hua (Little Flower) in honor of UNRRA's tough and kind-hearted boss. But 7,000 miles away, in Washington, Little Flower LaGuardia last week faced more headaches than honors.

The hard truth was that his agency lacked not only food but talent. UNRRA's Shanghai office (responsible for relief in the mortally stricken Hunan province) had long been under fire for rank inefficiency. Irate businessmen reported that relief supplies were sold in coastal markets instead of being shipped to the interior. While transport...

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