September 29, 2020

South Korea to push ahead with delivery of $8 million in aid to North: MOU

Funds set to go towards World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The South Korean government has decided to push ahead with plans to provide over $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea via international organizations, the country's Ministry of Unification (MOU) announced on Friday.

The plans will see Seoul provide $8 million to the World Food Program (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for projects providing nutritional support for children and pregnant women, among others.