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KOICA to Launch Project to Help Female Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

KOICA to Launch Project to Help Female Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the country’s overseas aid agency, said Monday that it will launch a project to improve the health and human rights of female Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh. About 1 million Rohingya refugees are living at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar in southern Bangladesh. [...]

S. Korea Planning 23 bln-won Aid Project for War-torn Afghanistan

S. Korea Planning 23 bln-won Aid Project for War-torn Afghanistan

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is planning to spend about 23.2 billion won (US$19.5 million) in next year’s official development assistance (ODA) projects for war-torn Afghanistan, a document showed Wednesday. The Office for Government Policy Coordination under the Prime Minister’s Office said in the document submitted to Rep. Tae Young-ho of the [...]

S. Korea to Help Guatemalan Farmers Facing Drought and Rain Storms

S. Korea to Help Guatemalan Farmers Facing Drought and Rain Storms

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s overseas aid agency will begin supporting farmers in Guatemala’s western highlands that suffer from periodic drought and rain storms. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the U.N. Green Climate Fund (GCF) have established plans for 11 projects on climate change and environmental protection and delivered them [...]

S. Korea Provides Additional Emergency Relief Items to Explosion-hit Lebanon

S. Korea Provides Additional Emergency Relief Items to Explosion-hit Lebanon

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military unit based in Lebanon provided additional emergency relief items to the Middle Eastern country on Friday to help with recovery efforts in the wake of a recent deadly explosion, Seoul’s defense ministry said. A total of 4,000 sets of medical supplies and 17,000 face masks were [...]