In a country prone to natural disasters, poor harvests and restrictions on relief aid, Red Cross works with vulnerable communities in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to improve community health and prepare for disasters.
Ready to drink, from stream to kitchen
A simple, gravity-fed water system will help Mrs Ri and 2,000 of her neighbours to save time, conserve coal and improve their health. Read story here.
Listen to an interview with David Brown, Red Cross Asia Program Manager and Tracey Holmes on ABC News Radio about North Korea.
Preparing for disasters together
Australian Red Cross' key focus is helping to ensure that DPRK Red Cross is a leader in disaster preparedness and relief programs. Red Cross also supports communities by helping to increase access to safe water and sanitation, along with education about health and hygiene. Read more.