UNSC allows IFRC to supply humanitarian aid to North Korea

UNSC allows IFRC to supply humanitarian aid to North Korea


The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions
exemption for a non-profit organization to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea. The International Federation of Red Cross
and Red Crescent Societies said it was given the waiver on January 30th… allowing it
to provide bicycles, medical equipment, water, and other types of humanitarian aid to the
North. The IFRC said… 500 bicycles will be used by its volunteers
to provide medicine and healthcare to North Koreans living in remote areas.