§ Mr. Eggar
The following funds have been made available to the Hong Kong Government for the care of 589W the Vietnamese boat people from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNCHR)'s general programme:
US$ million 1985 4.3 1986 4.8 1987 4.5 1988 9.2 1989 (to date) 7.0
In addition to our regular contributions to the UNHCR's general programme, we have also contributed the following funds to UNHCR for specific Hong Kong purposes:
£ million 1988 1.1 1989 7.1
We have also pledged this year £4.5 million directly to the Hong Kong Government for emergency accommodation, and £5 million towards the cost of a planned refugee processing centre in the Philippines which would accommodate Vietnamese refugees now in Hong Kong.