November 21, 2019

Why humanitarian agencies face difficulties in responding to needs in the DPRK
More than anything else, North Korea must implement "radical solutions" to solve its long-term food insecurity problem
Understanding the humanitarian situation inside North Korea is challenging for several reasons.Aid agencies are present, including some on a resident basis, but their access is restricted and donor funding for programs is insufficient. Government data is inconsistent and lacks transparency.Humanitarian workers have been in the DPRK since the mid-1990s, when they responded to appeals for