Sunday, March 6, 2016

Protection for Refugees 24.4.1953

As a reminder to the world of the plight of refugees, the first United Nations commemorative stamp of 1953 will call attention to their urgent need for aid. The U.N. Postal Administration announced that the stamp, which will be printed in three and five cent denominations will be issued on Friday, April 24,and will be placed on salt the same day. The stamp depicts a homeless family and beaes the words 'Protection for Refugees',  with the United Nations emblem at top left.

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