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Sanctions Against North Korea Hampering Humanitarian Aid Efforts, Organizations Say

Washington Post: Sanctions are hurting aid efforts — and ordinary people — in North Korea
“Sanctions aimed at punishing the North Korean regime are hampering the ability of aid groups to operate inside the country, triggering warnings that the international campaign is harming ordinary North Koreans. Difficulties in obtaining supplies, including medical equipment, and in transferring money to fund aid programs could have a direct impact on health and nutrition levels throughout North Korea, aid groups say…” (Fifield, 12/16).

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