The challenges of evaluating humanitarian aid to North Korea | NK News
July 25, 2024
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The challenges of evaluating humanitarian aid to North Korea

Lack of access and information can make it difficult to judge the success of aid projects

Evaluations are a key component of humanitarian aid delivery. Donors in particular – but also aid agencies, host governments, and aid recipient communities – want to know if projects are effective and efficient.

But across the globe, evaluations are difficult to implement. This is no different in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), where some unique circumstances further exacerbate challenges to evaluations.

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