RELIEF: Unfinished Business

In London's County Hall, debate was heated, committee meetings solemn with high hope and great responsibility. Hard working delegates, unable to get taxis after late night sessions, stoically bedded down in an A.R.P. shelter. In spite of all this earnest effort, UNRRA's governing council finished its semiannual meeting almost exactly where it had started.

Money Matters. The Council voted to ask contributing members (invaded countries' do not contribute) for another $1.8 billion, equal to one percent of their national incomes. This, it thought, might permit UNRRA to finish its job in Europe by the end of next year and in...

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