Finnish NGO wins sanctions exemptions to fight food insecurity in North Korea
Finn Church Aid granted exemptions for an estimated $270,000 in aid expenses to help North Hwanghae Province
The United Nations Security Council has granted sanctions exemptions to a Finnish NGO planning to carry out education and food security-related missions in North Korea, a letter made public this week showed.
Finn Church Aid (FCA), a large-scale NGO with funding from several government organizations including USAID, received sanctions exemptions to spend more than $270,000 on aid over a standard six-month period.
According to a letter from the UN Security Council Committee, the FCA intends to “enhance the food security of vulnerable primary school aged children” across two counties in North Hwanghae province.
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