[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 81 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.]
[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]
0 230057Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 296181
E.O. 11652: N/A
SUBJECT: JONESTOWN SURVIVORS
1. JONESTOWN SURVIVORS WHO ARRIVE [AT] GEORGETOWN WILL BE CONSIDERED UNDER TEMPORARY DETENTION BY GUYANA AUTHORITIES AND WOULD QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER EMDAP PER A-0272 OF JANUARY 27, 1978.
2. THEREFORE SUBSISTENCE PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY PHONE (MCKENZIE – WARD) UNDER REPATRIATION PROGRAM WILL NOT REPEAT NOT BE APPLICABLE AND SUBSISTENCE EXPENDITURES SHOULD NOT REPEAT NOT BE CHANGED TO ALLOTMENT 9K4024-1 APPROPRIATION 1990522.
3. EMBASSY AUTHORIZED HEREWITH TO EXTEND NECESSARY FUNDS UNDER SHORT-TERM FULL DIET ELEMENT OF EMDAP. CHANGE EXPENDITURES TO APPROPRIATION 1990113; ALLOTMENT 2023; OBLIGATION 9999901; OBJECT 3320; AMOUNT 5,000 DOLLARS IF ADDITIONAL FUNDS REQUIRED ADVICE.
VANCE [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]