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ROK Government to promote humanitarian assistance for North Koreans

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2019-05-17
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ROK Government to promote humanitarian assistance for North Koreans

- Government to review methods of aid delivery including food aid and funding international organizations -

May 17, 2019

 o The ROK Government has decided to first provide funds for international organization projects(8 million dollars) including WFP’s nutrition support program for North Korean children and pregnant women and UNICEF’s maternal and child health care project, with a stance that humanitarian aid for North Korean people be carried out regardless of the political situation.

 o The Government, while garnering public opinion on food aid to North Korea, will review specific options for aid including direct government support and funding international organizations.

/Unofficial translation