All posts tagged "aid"

  • Members of South Korea's Disaster Response Team raise their fists in a show of solidarity at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on May 1, 2015, before heading to Nepal to conduct relief and search and rescue operations in the earthquake-stricken country. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sends 32 more aid workers to quake-hit Nepal

    SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) — A group of South Korean aid workers departed for Nepal Friday to help ongoing rescue and aid efforts following last week’s deadly earthquake, the Foreign Ministry said. The team, comprised of 15...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Ramaya pleads for food after an aid relief helicopter lands at the remote mountain village of Gumda, near the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake in the Gorkha District of Nepal, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Aid reached the hilly district for the first time Wednesday, four days after the quake struck. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
    S. Korea to send additional passenger jet to Nepal

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Wednesday it will fly a special passenger plane to and from earthquake-hit Nepal to help its nationals there return home. Korean Air’s 261-seat Boeing 777 jet is scheduled to...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • South Korean trucks transport humanitarian aid to North Koreans in this photo. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea not considering massive food aid to N. Korea

    SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Tuesday it is not considering approving massive food aid to North Korea, although it is “desirable” to prop up the quality of civilian groups’ aid to the North. The...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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    Death toll from massive Nepal earthquake surpasses 4,000

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say the death toll from massive Nepal earthquake has surpassed 4,000. The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment,...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • This Rodong Sinmun photo released on Feb. 11, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting the construction site of an orphanage in Wonsan on the east coast. (Yonhap)
    UN says North Korea aid faces ‘significant underfunding’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says humanitarian aid for North Korea faces “significant underfunding” while about 70 percent of the population faces food insecurity, and it says recent U.S. sanctions forced U.N. agencies...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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