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Before the War
The Holocaust
Displaced Persons Camps
Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
Canadian Immigration Overview
V. Immigration to Canada
There was a Jewish Community Centre in the Fulda DP camp where they took an interest in all the young people who had survived. One day, somebody from UNRRA (United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration) came to find kids who could be sent to the United States or Canada and educated. I remember they had to ask my cousins, who were my guardians, whether I could go. My cousins told me that if I went to Canada or the United States, where the people were rich, I would never have to worry a day in my life.
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I. Bedzin, Poland
II. The Ghetto
III. Concentration Camps
IV. The End of the War
V. Immigration to Canada
VI. Arrival
VII. Becoming Canadian
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration founded in 1943 by the Allies to aid refugees in the liberated countries of Europe and the Far East. After the war, it provided relief and helped millions of displaced persons repatriate or emigrate.