A heat wave in North Korea has led to rice, maize and other crops withering in the fields, “with potentially catastrophic effects”, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societ

A United Nations human rights panel said on Wednesday it had credible allegations that North Korean authorities had tortured or mistreated children forced to return from abroad or held in detention

Sanctions and the worst drought for almost two decades threaten to cause severe hardship for millions of people in North Korea, while the country’s leadership continues to plough scarce resources i

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As well as those who have lost their homes, up to 600,000 people are estimated to need some form of support after having lost access to safe water and basic services.

Devastating floods in North Korea have unleashed a humanitarian crisis that may worsen sharply in the next few weeks, the United Nations World Food Programme said Friday.

FLOODS in North Korea that have left hundreds dead or missing are the “worst disaster” to hit the country since World War II, state media said yesterday.

Flooding from heavy rain in North Korea has killed 133 people in its northeast while 395 are missing, with many homes and critical infrastructure destroyed, a U.N. agency said on Monday.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also

SEOUL - Malaria cases along the South Korean border with North Korea have surged nearly 60 percent over the past two years, a phenomenon that has been attributed to the end of cooperative efforts b

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