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Humanitarian Issues and News

Contains information on humanitarian crises and foreign assistance in North Korea, including a digest of humanitarian news.

NCNK Issue Brief: South Korean NGOs and North Korea

This issue brief includes a listing of South Korean NGOs that have conducted humanitarian programs in the North, as well as a brief review of their activities since the Sunshine era.

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DPRK Humanitarian News Digest

A collection of news stories relating to food security and humanitarian issues in North Korea, updated regularly.

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2012 FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to the DPRK

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Programme's 2012/13 report on food security in North Korea, based on a crop assessment undertaken in September-October 2012.

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2012 DPRK Humanitarian News

A digest of news stories concerning food and humanitarian assistance to North Korea, updated weekly.

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2011 DPRK Humanitarian News

This page has updates on the humanitarian situation in North Korea; it frequently draws from the Relief Web website.

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2010 DPRK Humanitarian News Digest

News stories concerning food and humanitarian assistance to North Korea from 2010.

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2010 Conference on Humanitarian and Development Assistance to the DPRK

This webpage provides links to English language versions of the papers presented at the 2010 Conference on Humanitarian and Development Assistance to the DPRK: Current Humanitarian Situation and Development Cooperation in the DPRK. The conference was organized by The Korean Sharing Movement, Gyeonggido Province, The Freidrich Ebert Foundation and the Asia Foundation and was sponsored by the European Commission. It took place November 15-17 2010.

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2009 International Conference on Humanitarian and Development Assistance to DPRK - Current Humanitarian Situation and International Cooperation

The 2009 International Conference on Humanitarian and Development Assistance to DPRK - Current Humanitarian Situation and International Cooperation took place in Seoul from November 24-26 2009. These page has individual PDF files of each of the 15 papers/power point presentations of the conference in English. There is also a huge PDF file of all the papers in English that might take considerable time to download. A truly gigantic file of all the papers in English AND Korean is available upon request.

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2008/09 DPRK Humanitarian News Digest

A collection of news stories spanning the period from the resumption of a US food aid program in North Korea in May 2008, to the expulsion of humanitarian aid workers in early 2009.

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2007 Flooding: Humanitarian Responses

Information on US NGO responses to the 2007 flooding in North Korea.

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2006/07 Humanitarian News

A summary of humanitarian news concerning North Korea from 2006-2007.

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