IRRC No. 101

Nigeria – Middle East – Vietnam – Malaysia – North Yemen – Arab Republic of the Yemen – South Arabia – Switzerland – Poland – Latin America

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On the morning of 30 June 1969, the Nigerian Government officially stated that it was putting an end to the assignment which the ICRC had been discharging since July 1968 for co-ordination of relief action in territory controlled by the Federal Government. This decision stipulated that:the Nigerian Rehabilitation Commission would take over co-ordination, with assistance from the Nigerian Red Cross; relief to Biafra would be subject to control by the federal authorities;only people or organisations complying with Federal Government requirements would be permitted to carry out relief operations.

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