Assessing Need: The Caucasus Mission

Date Winter 1919


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  • Relief Begins

A special Commission made up of civilian volunteers and U.S. military officers sails to the Near East to assess the refugee situation. The Commissioners conclude that 50,000 – 60,000 children are currently in care, and that Near East Relief should be ready to care for 120,000 children by the end of 1920.