S.Con.Res.97 - A concurrent resolution to commend the President, the Secretary of State, and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development on relief efforts that have been undertaken by the United States Government for the people in Ethiopia and other affected nations of sub-Saharan Africa, and encourage these officials to continue to extend all efforts deemed appropriate to preclude the onset of famine in these nations, and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Adams, Brock [D-WA] (Introduced 01/26/1988)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/26/1988 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.97 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/26/1988)
Commends the President, Secretary of State, and Administrator of the Agency for International Development for their response to the drought and food emergency in Ethiopia and other nations of sub-Saharan Africa, and urges them to continue efforts to preclude the onset of famine and to ensure the timely delivery of medical and other emergency relief supplies.
Declares that: (1) the Government response to these food emergencies should include initiatives to prevent the dislocation of large numbers of persons across national borders and/or into relief camps; and (2) the plight of the refugees or displaced should be addressed by emphasizing the provision of basic human needs, such as food, water, and shelter.