March 01, 2021

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North Korea aid workers faced their ‘biggest hurdles’ under Trump

Aid groups focused on North Korea urge President Biden to rescind Trump-era policies that slowed down their work

U.S. President Donald Trump may have left the White House declaring victory on North Korea, but some humanitarian workers remember his administration as a web of red tape that stifled their ability to help average people living in an impoverished state.

Now, those humanitarian workers are calling on U.S. President Joe Biden to undo several Trump-era policies, including a ban on American travelers to the DPRK and a licensing system that authorizes their projects.