Emergency assistance for Liberia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

  • Author: UN General Assembly (45th sess. : 1990-1991)
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  • Date:
    21 December 1990

The General Assembly,

Extremely concerned about the untold loss of life and human suffering as a consequence of the conflict in Liberia and that over 750,000 people have become refugees and half the population within the country has been displaced,

Deeply concerned about the massive destruction of the nation's infrastructure,

Conscious of the urgent need for the international community to provide assistance for the economic and social rehabilitation of Liberia,

Conscious also of the peace and humanitarian efforts at the subregional level,

1.         Appeals to the international community to render its support by providing all necessary assistance for the economic and social rehabilitation of Liberia;

2.         Appeals to all Member States to make voluntary contributions for rehabilitation efforts;

3.         Requests the Secretary-General, in close co-operation with the appropriate authority in Liberia, to co-ordinate the efforts of the United Nations system to assist that country in its emergency relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts, to mobilize resources for the implementation of the necessary programmes and to keep the international community informed of the needs of the country;

4.         Also requests the Secretary-General to apprise the Economic and Social Council, at its first regular session of 1991, of his efforts and to report to the General Assembly at its forty-sixth session on the implementation of the present resolution;

5.         Decides to include in the agenda of its forty-sixth session an item entitled "Emergency assistance for the economic and social rehabilitation of Liberia".

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