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Telephone Numbers, Addresses of Agencies Helping Yugoslav Victims With AM-Yugoslav Dilemma,

August 5, 1992

Telephone Numbers, Addresses of Agencies Helping Yugoslav Victims With AM-Yugoslav Dilemma, Bjt, and AM-Yugoslavia Donations

Undated (AP) _ Here is a list of telephone numbers and-or addresses of international agencies helping Yugoslav orphans and war victims. Officials in most cases ask that checks be sent marked for Yugoslavia rather than making phone calls or sending goods.


United States:


161 Cherry Street

New Canaan, Conn. 06840

(203) 966-5195.

Brother’s Brother Foundation

824 Grandview Ave.

Pittsburgh, Pa. 15211

(412) 431-1600

International Rescue Committee

386 Avenue South

New York, N.Y. 10016

(212) 679-0010

MAP International

2200 Glynco Parkway

Brunswick, Ga. 31520

(912) 265-6010

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

1718 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 200

Washington, D.C. 20009

(202) 387-8546


333 East 38th Street,

New York, N.Y. 10016.

(212) 686-5522.

American Red Cross

P.O. Box 37243, Washington DC, 20013.


make checks payable to Yugoslavia-Conflict Relief



The Children’s Embassy

Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Please note that telephone lines and mail delivery are almost non-existent in Sarajevo due to the level of fighting. Officials stress offers of help are best channeled through established international relief organizations based outside of Sarajevo.


The German government agency caring for the 38 orphans who arrived Tuesday from Sarajevo is the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt state:

Ministerium fuer Arbeit und Soziales

W-Hoepfner Ring 4

3037 Magdeburg Germany

(49) 391-382-3703

Elsewhere in Europe:

Anne Naef, spokeswoman for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, advised checks be donated to local Red Cross branches that exist in most European and North American cities.

UNHCR Geneva’s headquarters are:


P.O. Box 2500,

CH-1211-2 Geneva, Switzerland.

(22) 739-8111.

Much of the aid for the refugees Germany has taken in - over 200,000 people - goes through the German Red Cross:

Deutsches Rotes Kreuz

Friedrich Ebert Allee 71

5300 Bonn 1 Germany

(49) 228-5411.