Humanitarian Issues and News
Contains information on humanitarian crises and foreign assistance in North Korea, including a digest of humanitarian news.
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.
A collection of news stories relating to food security and humanitarian issues in North Korea, updated regularly.
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.
A digest of news stories concerning food and humanitarian assistance to North Korea, updated weekly.
This page has updates on the humanitarian situation in North Korea; it frequently draws from the Relief Web website.
News stories concerning food and humanitarian assistance to North Korea from 2010.
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.
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.
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.
Information on US NGO responses to the 2007 flooding in North Korea.
A summary of humanitarian news concerning North Korea from 2006-2007.