NO. 16

17 JANUARY 1994


CompensationFund To Make First Payments Next April

The GoverningCouncil of the UN Compensation Commission is expected to make its first warreparation payments next April for claims of serious injuries or deathsresulting from Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. The first payments willbe made to approximately 1,100 claims, out of a total of around 3,000 in thiscategory, with total awards projected to be in the range of $5-6mn. Individualawards of up to...