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[Federal Register: December 31, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 251)]
[Presidential Documents]               
[Page 80293]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []

                        Presidential Documents 


Title 3--
The President

[[Page 80293]]

                Presidential Determination No. 2009-9 of December 18, 

                 Unexpected Urgent Humanitarian Needs Related to 
                the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State

                By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and 
                the laws of the United States, including sections 2 and 
                4(a)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 
                1962 (the ``Act''), as amended, (22 U.S.C. 2601 and 
                2603) and section 301 of title 3, United States Code:

(1) I hereby determine, pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Act, that it is 
important to the national interest to furnish assistance under the Act in 
an amount not to exceed $6 million from the United States Emergency Refugee 
and Migration Assistance Fund, for the purpose of meeting unexpected and 
urgent refugee and migration needs related to humanitarian needs of 
Congolese refugees and internally displaced, including by contributions to 
international, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations and payment 
of administrative expenses of the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and 
Migration of the Department of State; and

(2) The functions of the President in relation to this memorandum under 
section 2(d) of the Act, and of establishing terms and conditions under 
section 2(c)(1) of the Act, are assigned to you, and you may further assign 
such functions to your subordinates, consistent with applicable law.

                You are authorized and directed to publish this 
                memorandum in the Federal Register.
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, December 18, 2008

[FR Doc. E8-31237
Filed 12-30-08; 8:45 am]
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