Govt. Rep. Korea
Government based in Republic of Korea

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09 Jun 2018 description
  1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to offer humanitarian assistance worth US$200,000 to Guatemala, where the eruption of the Fuego Volcano near Guatemala City, Guatemala, on June 3 killed, injured or displaced a number of people.

o As of June 6, the volcanic eruption has left 75 people dead, 192 missing, 44 injured, and 12,089 evacuated.

09 Jun 2018 description
  1. The Republic of Korea government has decided to provide through the Kenya Red Cross Society $200,000 in humanitarian assistance for Kenya, where, during the rainy season that started in March, heavy rain destroyed a dam, leaving a number of people dead, injured and displaced.

° The torrential rain and the destruction of the dam is reported to have left 179 people dead, some 40 others missing and about 270,000 displaced.

04 Mar 2018 description
  1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth US$100,000 to Tonga, where Cyclone Gita caused severe damage on February 12, through the Tonga Red Cross.

o It is estimated that Cyclone Gita, the most powerful in Tonga’s 60-year history, has left 1 person dead, 33 injured, about 4,500 displaced and more than 1,250 houses destroyed or damaged. It is difficult to estimate exactly how much damage the cyclone inflicted on some islands due to poor communications.

07 Feb 2018 description
  1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide earthquake-hit Iran with 300,000 US dollars in humanitarian assistance through the Iranian Red Crescent Society.
28 Dec 2017 description
  1. The government of the Republic of Korea will offer an additional 2.6 million US dollars in human assistance to a large number of Rohingya people who moved to Bangladesh after the armed clashes in Rakhine State, Myanmar, on August 25, as well as in emergency food assistance to those remaining in that part of Myanmar.
  • So far, a total of 655,000 Rohingya people have moved to Bangladesh since the armed clashes in Rakhine State, Myanmar.