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Stichting 1940 - 1945
(Foundation 1940 - 1945)
Nienoord 5, 1112 XE Diemen
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 12288, 1100 AG Amsterdam Zuidoost
Telephone: 020-6601945
Telefax: 020-6601975

Documentation Center Netherlands Forced Labor - WW II
The Documentation Center is located at the Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie - NIOD (Netherlands Institute for War Documentation.)
Donations of books, documents and photographs can be send to the following address:
Documentation Center Netherlands Forced Labor - WW II
Jasmijnlaan 71
7101 ZG Winterswijk
The Netherlands
Tel./Fax: 0543-530434

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been designated by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany to be a partner organization of the Federal Foundation handling claims and paying compensation to former forced laborers under the Nazi regime. IOM will take care of claimants, who are non-Jewish and who do not live in Belarus, the Chech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, the Russian Federaration, Ukraine and the other republics of the former Soviet Union. If on 16 February 1999, the claimant lived in one of these countries, he/she should contact his/her closest Partner Organization. The Jewish claimants should contact te Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Mailing address:
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
P.O. Box 71
1211 Geneva 19
Fax: +41.22.798 61 50
E-mail: compensation@iom.int


 International Organizations
Confédération Internationale des Travailleurs Forcés
(International Confederation of Forced Laborers)
6, Rue Saint-Marc
F-75002 Paris
Nationaal Verbond der Weggevoerden en Werkweigeraars
(Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs Déportés et Refractaires)
Herendal 6/10
B-1150 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. 32-2-772 85 75
Fax 32-2-772 05 14
Ministère de la Santé Publique et de l'Environment
Administration de Victimes de la Guerre
31, Square de l'Aviation
B-1070 Bruxelles
Fédération Nationale des Travailleurs déportés et réfractaires de Belgique F.N.T.D.R.
Avenue des Arts, 50, b.12
B-1040 Bruxelles
Fédération Nationale des Victimes et Rescapés des Camps Nazis du Travail Forcé
6, Rue Saint-Marc
F-75002 Paris,


Foundation pour la mémoire de la déportation
71, rue Saint-Dominique
75007 Paris
Tel. 33-1-470 53 188
Fax 33-1-444 23 562
Office National des Anciens Combattants et Victimes de Guerre (ONAC)
Hotel des Invalides
F-75700 Paris
Ligue Luxembourgeoise des Prisonniers et Déportés Politiques (L.P.P.D.)
Comité Central, Boîte postale 1424
1014 Luxembourg
Tel. 352-478-22 81
Stowarzyszenie Polaków Poszkodowanych Przez III Rzesze
(Organization of Polish victims of the Third Reich)
Dr Karol Gawlowski.
ul.Turecka 3
00-745 Warszawa
Tel./Fax 48-22-41 35 91
Centralne Muzeum Jencow Wojennych
w Lambinowicach-Opulu
Pan Edmund Nowak dr
ul Minorytow 3
45017 Polska
Fundacja "Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie"
German-Polish Compensation Foundation
ul. Krucza 36
00-921 Warszawa
Tel. 48-22-629 89 00, 629 57 47
Russia and Russian Federation
General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Historical-Archival Center
19 Znamenka str., K160/328
103160 Moskow
Tel.: (095) 296-47-60 Fax: (095) 247-53-66
MEMORIAL (Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Georgia)
International Historical, Enlightment Human Rights and Humanitarian Society
Malij Karetnyj pereulok 12
103051 Moscow
Tel. 7-095-200 65 06
Fax 7-095-973 20 94
Saint Petersburg Regional Organization of Veterans and Ex-Prisoners of Nazi Concentration camps and Gestapo Prisons e.V.
c/o Memorial St. Petersburg
Rasjeszaja 9
198005 St. Petersburg
Tel./Fax 7-812-110 65 19


"Understanding and Reconciliation" Foundation of the Russian Federation
Prospekt Vernadskogo 41
117415 Moscow
Tel. 7-095-432 57 22
Fax 7-095-430 88 76
Ukraine (see also under Russian Federation above):
Ukrainian National Foundation "Reconciliation and Reconcilliation"
ul. Basseinja 1-2
252004 Kiew
Tel. 380-44-224 09 36
Fax 380-44-224 05 56
Czech Republic:
Svan Necene Nasazenych
(Czech Association of Former Slave Laborers)
Svaz Nucene Nasazenych Obcanu za 2. Svetové Välky
Post.Prihr. 98
14900 Praha 415
Czech Rebublic
Tel. 420-2-627 60 72
Associaz. Naz.le Ex Internati
Ente Morale dei reduci dai Lager nazisti
D.P.R. 2 Aprile 1948 N. 402
00187 Roma Via XX Settembre, 27/B
Associazione Ex Internati nei Lager nazisti
c/o Dr. Nicola Della Santa
Via Brunetto Latini 11
Florenz 50533
Tel. 39-55-58 36 35



White Russian Republic
White Russian Republic Foundation "Reconciliation and Compensation"
ul. Ja. Kolossa 39A
220013 Minsk
White Riussian Republic
Tel. 375-17-232 70 96
Fax 375-17-232 11 33
Important addresses for assistance and information
(for Dutch former forced laborers)
For compensation, see also our webpage Compensation 


ICODO Foundation (Stichting ICODO)
For questions about acts and regulations relating to war victims, and also for questions about self-help groups, therapeutic assistance or social work, and for literature about the second world war and its consequences, you may get in touch with ICODO (Informatie- en Coördinatieorgaan Dienstverlening Oorlogsgetroffenen.) War victims and their partners and children (also the post-war generation) are welcome at:
Stichting ICODO
Maliebaan 83
3581 CG Utrecht
Tel.: 030 - 23 69 037 (9:00-13:00 hrs; library 9:00-17:00 hrs.)
Visits are possible daily, after requests by telephone.
 Website: http://www.icodo.nl
Act Compensation Civilian War Victims (Wet Uitkeringen Burger-Oorlogsslachtoffers 1940-1945 - WUBO)
If you have sustained lasting physical or psychological injury which is related to war action during the second world war, you may be eligible for compensation under WUBO. In this connection "war action" is defined as: bombing, shelling, evacuation, maltreatment, forced labor, hiding, or other concrete conditions of war. A widow or widower of a civilian war victim may also be eligible for compensation. Further information can be obtained from theSBO (see below.) Applications under WUBO should be directed to:
Pensioen- en Uitkeringsraad
Raadkamer WUBO
Postbus 9575
2300RB Leiden
The Netherlands
German Old-Age Pensions
Former border workers, that is those who returned home from work on a daily or weekly basis, as well as mine workers and those working in the Saar region (Saargebied) and the Elzas, as well as in Austria, are eligible for German old-age pension. Widows are also eligible. Applications must be submitted at a district office of the Social Insurance Bank (Sociale Verzekerings Bank) in the applicant's area or at:
Stichting Bureau voor Duitse Zaken
Postbus 10505
6500 MB Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Tel: 024 - 360 24 44
German Workers Compensation (Ongevallenrente)
German workers compensation is intended for slave laborers who worked within Gernany, or those who were employed with a German firm either inside or outside Germany and who sustained work-related injuries or work-related illness. Also included are accidents which occurred while travelling to and from work. As a general rule, one must have lost at least 20% of perfomance capability. Applications must be submitted to the office of German Affairs at the address above (Stichting Bureau voor Duitse Zaken), or to:
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Postfach 210154
D-47023 Duisburg 1


War Graves Foundation
An agreement between theb governments of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany provides for travel subsidies to family members of deported Dutch citizens who died in Germany during World War II, for the pupose of visiting the deceased's grave site or memorial. The War Graves Foundation (Oorlogsgravenstichting) in The Hague will supply first-class tickets for travel from the Dutch-German border to the grave site, at no cost to the family members.
Zeestraat 85
2518AA Den Haag
Tel.: 070 - 3131080

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