South Korea Monday (Sept. 10) sent the
first batch of its emergency aid to North Korea to help the communist country
cope with the damage from flash floods, officials said.
"We sent 30 5-ton trucks to North
Korea via the overland route in the morning. Later in the day, an additional
30 trucks of aid will be delivered," said an official at the Unification
By the end of this month, other aid such
as materials and equipment will be delivered, while cement will be sent
by the end of next month, the official said.
Last week, South Korea endorsed the sending