The purposes of assistance under this section include—
(1)the creation of the basis for reconciliation between belligerents;
(2)the promotion of economic development in areas of the countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia impacted by civil conflict and war; and
(3)the encouragement of broad regional cooperation among countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia that have been destabilized by internal conflicts.
(b) Authorization for assistance
(1) In general
To carry out the purposes of subsection (a) of this section, the President is authorized to provide humanitarian assistance and economic reconstruction assistance for the countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia to support the activities described in subsection (c) of this section.
(2) Definition of humanitarian assistance
In this subsection, the term “humanitarian assistance” means assistance to meet humanitarian needs, including needs for food, medicine, medical supplies and equipment, education, and clothing.
(c) Activities supported
Activities that may be supported by assistance under subsection (b) of this section include—
(1)providing for the humanitarian needs of victims of the conflicts;
(2)facilitating the return of refugees and internally displaced persons to their homes; and
(3)assisting in the reconstruction of residential and economic infrastructure destroyed by war.
For delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44 F.R. 56673, as amended, set out as a note under section
2381 of this title.
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