THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
May 29, 1998
Presidential Determination No. 98-24
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the
Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended
Pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1), I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest that up to $37,000,000 be made available from the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to meet the urgent and unexpected needs of refugees, victims of conflict, and other persons at risk in Africa and Southeast Asia. These funds may be used, as appropriate, to provide contributions to international and nongovernmental agencies.
You are authorized and directed to inform the appropriate committees of the Congress of this determination and the obligation of funds under this authority and to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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