UNCC Awards $568Mn To Gulf War Claimants
The Geneva-based United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) announced on 2 Octoberthat it will pay $568mn to 228,575 claimants who were forced to leave Iraq or Kuwait as aresult of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. The payments will go to individualsfrom 71 countries who proved losses of up to $100,000 under Class 'C' category claims. Fornow, each successful claimant will receive about $2,500. This is the...