§ Mr. Prentice
Her Majesty's Government have contributed annually to the Regular Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and has also responded to numerous special appeals made by the High Commissioner. Details of the United Kingdom contributions within the period mentioned are as follows.
The United Kingdom contribution of £230,000 to the Regular Programme for 1975 was paid on 1st May 1975; a contribution of £300,000 to the Regular Programme for 1976 has been pledged.
Cyprus.—In October 1975 Her Majesty's Government contributed £100,000 to the UNHCR's programme of health and Welfare relief in all parts of Cyprus. A total of £250,000 had been contributed by Her Majesty's Government earlier in the year, almost all in the first quarter.
Chile.—In September 1975 Her Majesty's Government contributed £100,000 to the UNHCR's programme of 251W assistance to refugees from Chile in other parts of Latin America.
Mozambique.—In June 1975 Her Majesty's Government contributed £300,000 to a special appeal by the UNHCR for assistance with the repatriation, relief and resettlement of refugees both within and outside Mozambique.
Guinea-Bissau.—In May 1975 Her Majesty's Government contributed £200,000 to the UNHCR's programme for the repatriation, relief and resettlement of refugees and displaced persons in Guinea-Bissau. Five four-ton lorries were also provided for the operation and were subsequently handed over to the Government of Guinea-Bissau.
Indo-China.—In April 1975 Her Majesty's Government contributed £250,000 to a joint appeal issued by the UNHCR and UNICEF for a combined emergency relief programme in Vietnam and Cambodia. In October 1975 Her Majestys' Government contributed £150,000 in response to an appeal from the UNHCR for assistance in the repatriation and resettlement of Combodian and Vietnamese refugees outside Indo-China.