Visiting North Korea, UN relief chief spotlights funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The United Nations is seeking to raise $111 million to meet humanitarian needs in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), where millions of people face malnutrition, a shortage medicines, and lack of access to safe drinking water, the Organization’s top relief official said […]

Challenges remain in DPRK despite ‘slight’ improvements in health, wellbeing: UNICEF

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The health and wellbeing of women and children in North Korea has improved slightly in recent years but “urgent” challenges remain in rural areas, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Wednesday. Analysing information gathered from more than 8,500 households across the country, known […]