IFRC


Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of

22 December 2016

IFRC President commends community resilience building efforts in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The Red Cross makes improvements to water supply and sanitation in Usan
A knock on the door saves lives but heralds tragedy
4 November 2016

A knock on the door saves lives but heralds tragedy

A massive reconstruction effort is underway to rebuild entire communities affected by flooding in DPRK before winter sets in
International partners pay tribute to DPRK Red Cross on its 70th anniversary
31 October 2016

International partners pay tribute to DPRK Red Cross on its 70th anniversary

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Red Cross Society recently passed a significant milestone when members of the international community and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners.
Flood survivors in DPRK face creeping threats as winter closes in
30 September 2016

Flood survivors in DPRK face creeping threats as winter closes in

One month has passed since devastating floods swept through the northeast region of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Rescuers struggle to reach flood-hit communities in DPRK as humanitarian needs increase
12 September 2016

Rescuers struggle to reach flood-hit communities in DPRK as humanitarian needs increase

Floods displace over 100,000 people from their homes
IFRC Secretary General highlights humanitarian ‘challenges and solutions’ during DPRK visit
4 September 2016

IFRC Secretary General highlights humanitarian ‘challenges and solutions’ during DPRK visit

DPRK experiences silent and underfunded chronic humanitarian situation.
Building resilience and reducing the impact of disasters in Sinyang
12 November 2015

Building resilience and reducing the impact of disasters in Sinyang

Red Cross' Integrated Programme covers disaster risk reduction, community-based health care and water and sanitation.
Typhoon Goni leaves a trail of death and destruction across Asia Pacific
26 August 2015

Typhoon Goni leaves a trail of death and destruction across Asia Pacific

Many disaster-prone areas in DPRK likely to be affected as the rain continues
Seasonal rains cause extensive flooding in DPRK
12 August 2015

Seasonal rains cause extensive flooding in DPRK

Floods expected to worsen in coming days as rainy season continues.
Red Cross prepares to respond to the drought in DPRK
8 July 2015

Red Cross prepares to respond to the drought in DPRK

The Red Cross will focus on disaster risk reduction, healthcare, water and sanitation and organizational development as drought threatens communities.
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