Legislation (HR 1096) authorizing $175 million in emergency, non-food aid to African nations beset by famine has been passed by the House on a vote of 391 to 25 and has been sent to the Senate.
In part, the fiscal 1985 outlay would fund programs to upgrade health care and to monitor the distribution of emergency food supplies to starving Africans. Food aid is being provided in separate legislation.
"This is not just an African crisis," said Michigan Democrat Howard Wolpe, who sponsored the measure. "It is a human crisis encompassing us all."
No opponent spoke during floor debate.
How They Voted Yea Nay Did not vote Rep. Beilenson (D) x Rep. Berman (D) x Rep. Fiedler (R) x Rep. Moorhead (R) x Rep. Waxman (D) x
Where to Reach Them
Anthony C. Beilenson, 23rd District (Canoga Park, Encino, Reseda)
18401 Burbank Blvd., Tarzana 91356 (818) 345-1560
Howard Berman, 26th District (Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Pacoima)14600 Roscoe Blvd., Suite 506, Panorama City 91402 (818) 891-0543
Bobbi Fiedler, 21st District (Northridge, Thousand Oaks)21053 Devonshire Blvd., Chatsworth 91311 (818) 341-2121
Carlos J. Moorhead, 22nd District (Santa Clarita Valley)420 N. Brand Blvd., Room 304, Glendale 91203 (818) 247-8445
Henry A. Waxman, 24th District (North Hollywood)8425 West 3rd St., Los Angeles 90048 (213) 651-1040