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.