Long Term Planning Framework 2012-2015: Democratic People's Republic of Korea


  1. Who are we?

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the largest humanitarian organization operating in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) since 1995. IFRC works in five out of nine provinces and has the most extensive access to the country, especially when compared to other international organizations, as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs). IFRC works with an average annual budget of CHF 8 million.

The IFRC team in the DPRK consists of six international and 12 national staff, and has three programmes - health and care (including water and sanitation), disaster management, and organizational development. The IFRC office further consists of a logistics and finance/administration department, a fleet of six vehicles, four drivers, and one fleet manager.