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The Food Crisis of North Korea Witnessed by 1,019 Food Refugees

5th phase of the research (30 Sep 1997 - 19 May 1998)
Republished from original website at http://blue.nownuri.net/~kbsm/eng/frame.htm

Contents

Testimonial of Support

An Appeal for Help

1. Overview

1.1 Objectives
1.2 Survey Procedure

1.3 Survey Constraints

2. Plan of the Survey

3. Results

3.1 Family Mortality Data as Reported by Interviewees

3.2 Year and Cause of Death

3.3 Mortality Data in Interviewees' Residential "ban"(*)

3.4

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Famine Witnessed by 472 North Korean Refugees Interviewed in China

Refugees estimate the North Korean death rate to be about 29 percent in the last two years
Washington, DC (ISR, March 6, 1998) - The following is a Special Report prepared by the Korean Buddhist Sharing Movement on the Field Research on North Korean Refugees Interviewed in China. A news conference on the research findings was held on Wednesday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m., in the US Capitol, Room HC-6. The survey findings are available at:

http://blue.nownuri.net/~kbsm
or

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Korean Americans Donated over $1 million to Send the Humanitarian Food Aid to North Korea

Korean American Sharing Movement
National Office
Tel/301 570 3948
FAX/301 585 7564
50,000 Korean Americans Sent 5,589 tons of Corn to North Korea in Food Emergency
Korean Americans Donated $ 1.2 million to Send the Humanitarian Food Aid to North Korea
KASM sent the Largest Amount of Food Aid This Year among American NGOs

Washington, D.C. December 30 (KASM) - The Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM), a 10-month old grassroots, private voluntary organization established for the purpose of international

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North Korean Famine Witnessed by 204 North Korean Refugees

Contact:
KASM National Office, Tel/301 588 0703 FAX/301 585 7564
National Press Club, Washington, DC
Sponsors:
Korean Buddhist Sharing Movement
Korean Sharing Movement
The One Heart and One Body Movement (Catholic NGO)
Korea Evangelical Fellowship (Protestant NGO)
National Campaign to Support Northern Bretheren
Women Making Peace
Won Buddhism
Korean American Sharing Movement

Washington, D.C. December 16 (KASM) - Executive Director Pomnyun of the Korean Buddhist Sharing Movement

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Korean Americans Send 5,589 tons of Corn to North Korea

Korean Americans are Leading the NGO Efforts to Help Feed Starving North Koreans
50,000 Korean Americans Raised $ 1 million to Send the Humanitarian Food Aid

Washington, D.C. (KASM) - The Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM), a grassroots organization established for the purpose of international and domestic relief and development, has sent food and fertilizer to civilians in impacted areas of DPRK on the humanitarian basis only. About 50,000 Korean Americans and 500 organizations in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Washington-Baltimore, Atlanta, and San

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Korean Americans Appeal to Help Stop North Korea's Famine

Washington, D.C., April 28 (KASM) Famine would soon strike North Korea's 23 million people . We strongly encourage you to participate in a nationwide Reconciliation Aid Program (RAP), a North Korea relief aid project developed by the Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM), a non-profit non-governmental organization established by Korean Americans. You may participate in one of the ten regional chapters of KASM: LA, SF-Washington State, Chicago, Detroit, Dallas-Houston, Washington-Baltimore, Atlanta, NY, Boston, and Hawaii. If your regional
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Korean Americans Send 500 tons of Quality Corns in April to North Korea

National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
9 a.m., 1997

The time to act is now to help feed 24 million North Korean people facing famine and life-threatening epidemic disease. Hunger tightens its grip on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as devastating floods in the last two years have accelerated a long decline in North Korea's food supply. Today, almost the entire population of 24 million endures severe hunger.

Korean Americans appreciate the support of the United Nations appeals and of many international non-governmental

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Humanitarian Aid for North Korean Civilians and Children

Korean Americans' Nationwide Campaign Kickoff for Humanitarian Aid to North Korea
Nat'l Kickoff Conference to be held in May
Appeal for $5 Million with 5,000 Members by December
Washington-Baltimore Chapter has already raised about $85,000 in 6 weeks
Washington, D.C. March. 26 (KASM) - The Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM) representing Korean American interests appeals for sending the $5 million worth of humanitarian aid by this December to starving North Koreans. North Korea's 23 million people are increasingly afflicted by a serious shortfall of 2.36 million