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23 Dec 2015 description

1 . The government of the Republic of Korea will provide a combined 1.5 million US dollars -- or 500,000 US dollars each -- in humanitarian assistance for the Central African Republic, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which are facing chronic humanitarian crises but not receiving sufficient assistance from the international community.

2 . The three aforementioned countries have been undergoing severe humanitarian crises triggered by civil wars; public insecurity and political instability; vulnerable governance; and climate change over the past few decades.

12 Dec 2012 description
  1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide refugees of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with humanitarian assistance worth 200,000 US dollars through UNICEF. Congolese refugees have suffered from the recent armed clashes in the eastern part of the country.

°In October, the ROK government provided emergency relief food worth 500,000 US dollars to Congolese refugees through the UN World Food Programme.

15 Nov 2012 description

1.The government of the Republic of Korea provided humanitarian assistance worth 500,000 US dollars to the Democratic Republic of the Congo through the World Food Programme (WFP) on November 2. The DR Congo has been facing a humanitarian crisis triggered by activities of armed groups and a political unrest even after the end of a civil war. The aforementioned contribution from the ROK will be used to provide emergency food to Congolese refugees in the eastern part of the country.

30 Dec 2011 description

2011 saw Korea at the forefront of efforts to strengthen the existing framework of international cooperation for the provision of development assistance, disaster relief, and NGO-headed aid programs. From leadership at high-level international conferences to a series of historic summit meetings that saw President Lee Myung-bak become the first Korean head of state to visit Africa, the events of the past year pointed to significant contributions by Korea as a key player in the international community.