May 20, 2024

UN collected $1.4 million in COVID-19 donations for North Korea this year

New U.N. data also shows that Switzerland and Russia paid the most for DPRK food aid in 2020

United Nations agencies received nearly $1.4 million in donations this year to help North Korea better respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data from the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Every year, the OCHA’s Financial Tracking Service releases a list of countries and U.N. organizations that committed to DPRK humanitarian aid or made an aid donation.

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