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Foreign food aid drying up in North Korea

In this March 8, 2013 photo, North Koreans gather in a park in Pyongyang to dance to popular local music played on a speaker. A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of April 2014,  no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs. AP

A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of this month no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN food agency watches disaster-prone PH

The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) admitted it was maintaining a tight watch over the Philippines as the country had become the third most disaster-prone country among the 173 countries it had been monitoring for possible disasters.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Storm victims get $4M in fresh aid

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The United States government has given $4 million in additional aid for survivors of Typhoon “Pablo,” according to a top official of an international relief agency.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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