March 02, 2024

Enduring challenges: North Korea’s needs and priorities in 2019

An annual UN report paints a dire picture — and suggests humanitarian work is getting harder

Last week, the UN released its annual Needs and Priorities document for the DPRK. The document outlines humanitarian need present inside the country and how the UN and its partners plan to respond to these needs.

It is at once a celebration of success and a plea that the situation is – both needed to convince donors that their money is needed and will be used in an efficient, effective response.

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