March 02, 2024
Analysis

Lofty goals in challenging circumstances: UN hopes for North Korean aid in 2020

The OCHA's annual Global Humanitarian Overview's funding goals are both remarkably low and incredibly ambitious

Earlier this month, the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released its annual Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) for 2020.

OCHA describes the GHO as "the most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of world humanitarian needs." The 2020 edition includes results from thirty-five appeals in 2019 and thirty-one appeals for 2020, with North Korea included in both years. 

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