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  • Humanitarian Country Team Calls for US$114M

    Humanitarian Country Team Calls for US$114M

    The Needs and Priorities document for 2017 calls for US114$ to help an estimated 18 million people across DPRK who continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.

  • New Framework Sets Out Strategy for Next Five Years

    New Framework Sets Out Strategy for Next Five Years

    As of 1 January 2017 the new UN Strategic Framework comes into effect. The UNSF sets out the agreed priorities for the UN's country-level work in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over the five year period 2017-2021. It replaces the previous framework, which covered the period 2011-2016.

  • Findings of joint review mission of flood response published

    Findings of joint review mission of flood response published

    Humanitarian Country Team report lays out findings of a joint mission to review status of the humanitarian response to the flood affected regions, conducted between 18 and 23 November 2016

  • Humanitarian Country Team Launches Flood Emergency Response Plan for $28.2m

    Humanitarian Country Team Launches Flood Emergency Response Plan for $28.2m

    Humanitarian agencies in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) urgently need US$28.2 million to assist people affected by flooding that hit the north-east of the country earlier this month.

  • Torrential rains and flooding bring devastation to DPRK

    Torrential rains and flooding bring devastation to DPRK

    14 September 2016 (Pyongyang): A total of 138 people have been confirmed killed and 400 people remain missing after remnants of Typhoon Lionrock caused heavy rains and flooding in the northeast of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) two weeks ago.

  • Heavy rainfall causes flooding in north of DPR Korea

    Heavy rainfall causes flooding in north of DPR Korea

    Flooding, triggered by heavy rains as a result of Typhoon Lionrock, in north-eastern DPRK has displaced tens of thousands of people and destroyed homes, buildings and other critical infrastructure. (11 September update)