Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

News Releases


  • DPRK: Mother And Baby Health Thanks To Yummy Pancakes

    DPRK Pancake Mom

    28/02/2014 — Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

    Han Ok Yo is the proud mother of a six-month-old baby girl. Mother and baby are doing well – thanks in part to pancakes made with WFP food.

  • Committed To Quality Biscuits: Mrs Jong, A Factory Manager In DPR Korea

    Jong Munchon

    18/12/2013 — Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

    WFP’s operation in DPR Korea is focused on providing nutritious food to the most vulnerable. All of the food for nutrition support – which includes fortified biscuits and protein-rich blended flour – is produced in-country

  • OFID Helps More Than 1 Million Children In DPRK

    Oil purchased by OFID arriving in DPRK

    08/12/2013 — Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

    Despite having limited funding for its operations this year, WFP manages to distribute a three-month ration of oil to orphanages, hospitals and nurseries in DPRKorea.

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  • 23/05/2014 — Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

    WFP Head Looks At Nutrition Situation In DPR Korea

    WFP’s work in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea tries to ensure that children and pregnant or breast-feeding mothers have enough nutritious food. Many are chronically malnourished. But WFP operations in DPRK are critically underfunded at the moment. So the agency’s head Ertharin Cousin visited on 19-21 May to get a better picture of the situation and the challenges.

  • 22/05/2014 — Korea, Democratic People's Republic of SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Executive Director Visits Democratic People's Republic of Korea (For the Media)

    WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin visited the DPRK at a time when WFP’s operations are critically underfunded, with the objective of gaining a better understanding of the humanitarian needs and food security situation in the country and to get a picture of the challenges facing WFP’s work.

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  • Technical Guidance for the Joint Approach to Nutrition and Food Security Assessment (JANFSA)

    This Joint Approach for Nutrition and Food Security Assessment (JANFSA) guidance is designed for professionals and organizations intending to carry out integrated nutrition and food...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Gender - Guidelines: Gender and Food Security Analysis

    Gender - Guidelines: Gender and Food Security Analysis
    The VAM gender analysis standards support staff engaged in food security and nutrition analysis in their role to provide information necessary to design, implement and...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...

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