Republic of Korea pledges $700,000 to address Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
03:12 PM, September 30, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:15 PM, September 30, 2020

Republic of Korea pledges $700,000 to address Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh

The Republic of Korea has pledged 700,000 US dollars to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as part of the country's continued support in addressing the Rohingya humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh since 2017.

The money will support works by IFRC's Emergency Appeal and Emergency Plan of Action for Population Movement Operation in Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps, according to a press release issued by Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bangladesh.

Additionally, the Republic of Korea has collaborated with IFRC to address other humanitarian challenges, especially in disaster reduction, in Bangladesh, the release added.

Through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the Republic of Korea has implemented two multi-year collaboration projects with IFRC Bangladesh Office on the "Integrated Flood Resilience Program through Community Based Disaster Reduction" in Bangladesh by contributing total 2 million US dollars from 2015 to 2020.

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bangladesh is committed to working closely with international partners to address Bangladesh's humanitarian challenges, read the release.

 

 

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