S.Con.Res.132 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the desperate humanitarian crisis in Somalia and urging the deployment of United Nations security guards to assure that humanitarian relief gets to those most in need.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kassebaum, Nancy Landon [R-KS] (Introduced 07/31/1992)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations | House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/11/1992 Message on House action received in Senate.|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.132 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/31/1992)
Condemns the killing and destruction by the political factions in Somalia. Urges such factions to abide by the United Nations (UN) ceasefire and to allow the deployment of security forces to protect humanitarian relief deliveries and workers.
Commends the efforts of UN Secretary-General Boutrous Ghali and his Special Envoy to Somalia, Ambassador Sahnoun. Pays tribute to the actions of relief agencies working in Somalia.
Recognizes the July 27, 1992, statement of the President urging the UN to deploy a sufficient number of security guards to permit relief supplies to move into and within Somalia, and committing funds for such an effort.
Calls upon: (1) the international community to immediately expand its relief efforts in Somalia; and (2) the President to work with the UN Security Council to deploy security guards immediately to assure that humanitarian relief gets to those most in need.