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UN Resolutions

1991

Apr. 5

President Bush announces U.S. relief supply airdrops to Kurdish refugees in Turkey and northern Iraq

Apr. 6

Iraq officially accepts cease-fire terms

Apr. 6

Task Force Provide Comfort forms and deploys

Apr. 7

US transports deliver 72,000 pounds of supplies in first six Operation Provide Comfort missions

Apr. 11

Cease-fire takes effect

Apr. 20

Construction of first Provide Comfort tent city begins near Zakhu, Iraq

June 7

U.N. commission assumes responsibility for Kurdish refugees

July 11

Fire in Camp Doha’s North Compound motor pool

Aug. 5

First report of container with unknown liquid content leaking at facility known as Kuwaiti Girls School

Sept. 12

Explosive ordinance disposal personnel identified the contents of some small metal cans in a building at Camp Monterey, Kuwait, as o-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile, a riot control agent generally known as tear gas

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