Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Red Cross Society of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

DPRK: Water and relief supplies support 10,000 people following severe floods

DPRK: Water and relief supplies support 10,000 people following severe floods

Over 3,300 Red Cross volunteers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are providing clean drinking water and relief supplies to people affected by severe flooding and landslides across the country.

DPRK Red Cross volunteers help flood family cheat death

DPRK Red Cross volunteers help flood family cheat death

By Manish Tewani, Pyongyang Kim Myong Ok’s eyes tear up as she declares: “I got a second life thanks to the Red Cross.” Visibly emotional, she recounts her close brush with death during the dramatic floods that have ravaged large parts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) this week. The government says nearly 120 people have lost their lives so far, and tens of thousands are now...

Red Cross food distributions help flood affected families in DPRK through hard times

Red Cross food distributions help flood affected families in DPRK through hard times

With moist eyes, 74 year-old Sin Yong Hui, smiles in appreciation at the bag of maize that she receives from the Red Cross Society of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea distribution team.

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Contact details

Address:

Ryonhwa 1 dong
Central District
Pyongyang

Contact Information:

Tel: (850) (2) 18333 / 18444 (ask for 8048)
Fax: (850) (2) 3814644; 3813490
Telegram: KOREACROSS PYONGYANG
Email: dprk-rc@star-co.net.kp
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Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr Sue Rin KANG
  • Vice Chairman Executive: Mr Paek YONG HO
  • Vice Chairman : Mr Hyong Hun KIM
  • Vice Chairman: Mr Chung Bok RI
  • Secretary General: Mr Ho Rim RI
  • Vice Chairman responsible for Interkorean Relations: Mr Choe SONG IK
  • Vice Chairman, Vice Minister of Health: Mr Chung BOK RI
  • Director of International Department: Ms Un Hyi RI
  • Execitive Vice Chairman: Mr Yong Ho PAEK

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