Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings is a Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies at Deakin University’s Centre for Humanitarian Leadership. Her research interests include the DPRK, humanitarian aid, disaster management and civil society.
The OCHA's annual Global Humanitarian Overview's funding goals are both remarkably low and incredibly ambitious
More than anything else, North Korea must implement "radical solutions" to solve its long-term food insecurity problem
State media has sought to emphasize stability and sovereignty in the face of growing instability
Asia Power Index places DPRK in 16th place, but score highlights the country's continued isolation
An annual UN report paints a dire picture — and suggests humanitarian work is getting harder
Humanitarian organizations are not always motivated by goodwill alone
How best to identify those most in need of aid is a complex question
June's MICS offered some important insights, but the limits to the data must be understood
Plans to reduce funding for NGOs and recent limits on working in the DPRK will be felt on the ground
Lack of access and information can make it difficult to judge the success of aid projects
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