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£1m fund for survivors

THE Claims Conference has announced a £1 million fund to provide one-time cash payments to Luxembourg Holocaust survivors.

It follows an agreement signed between the Luxembourg government with the country’s Jewish community, the World Jewish Restitution Organisation and Luxembourg Foundation for the Remembrance of the Shoah.

Eligible for a payment are applicants who were persecuted as a Jew by the Nazi regime or their allies at any time from January, 1933, to May, 1945, and currently meet one of the following criteria:

1. Currently living in Luxembourg.

2. Persecuted in Luxembourg by the Nazi regime or their allies and currently living outside Luxembourg.

3. Persecuted outside Luxembourg by the Nazi regime or their allies but stayed in Luxembourg at any time from January, 1933, to May, 1945.

An applicant must be alive at the time of submitting the application.

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