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Somalia + 1 other
ROK to Provide Somalia with US$500,000 in Humanitarian Assistance

  1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth 500,000 US dollars to Somalia, where a years-long drought has incurred a chronic food crisis.

  2. The aforementioned aid will be channeled into the food supply project conducted by the UN World Food Programme in Somalia.

Spokesperson and Deputy Minister for Public Relations of MOFAT

  • unofficial translation
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Somalia + 2 others
South Korean charity opens a new world to two refugee women

SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, June 6 (UNHCR) – Nasra Ali Barked has survived to the ripe age of 22 because she's been able to adjust quickly to change. But now, standing in the gleaming steel and glass arrivals hall of Incheon International Airport, the young Somali refugee seems completely overwhelmed by the futuristic world confronting her.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Korea Republic expresses commitment to support Ethiopia's dev't endeavours

Arssi Zone, March 17, 2012 (Assela) - The government of Korea Republic expressed commitment to further strengthen support to Ethiopia's development endeavours.

Various development projects constructed by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Hitosa Woreda of Arssi Zone in Oromia State with 31.7 million Birr were inaugurated on Friday.

Counselor of the Korean Embassy to Ethiopia, Kim Young Hwan on the occasion said Korea will further strengthen assistant towards success of the Growth and Transformation Plan , which is instrumental to speed up development.

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Somalia + 8 others
Asia and Pacific Come to the Aid of the Horn of Africa

(Bangkok, 15 September 2011) – Five countries in Asia and the Pacific have donated almost 18 per cent of the total amount of emergency aid provided to date, to the crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Australia, Japan, China, the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have provided US$275 million to the four countries that make up the Horn of Africa crisis - Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti.

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Kenya + 1 other
Korea donates $ 1.5 million to fight hunger in Northern Kenya

The Republic of Korea has donated USD 1.5 million to help fight hunger in Northern Kenya. The Korean Government was responding to the Government of Kenya emergency appeal for humanitarian assistance to communities affected by famine and drought in Northern Kenya.

The funds will be channeled through the UN agencies including the World Food Programme, United Nation Childrens Fund and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.