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History

Hope Bridge aims to contribute to protecting disaster victims and to help them find stability quickly by efficiently and promptly delivering charity goods and money when disasters occur to provide support and relief.

Introduction of Emergency Relief Activities

In ruins after the Korean War, Korea was the poorest country on the planet and seemed to have no hope without aid. Moreover, whenever there were typhoons or heavy rains, there were tens of thousands of victims, and hundreds lost their lives every year.
Hope Bridge – Korea Disaster Relief Association is the nation’s first relief organization made voluntarily in 1961, by key figures in the media and other parts of society around the nation, without any set religion or ideology, when there was no culture of emergency relief and sharing in Korea. Hope Bridge, which was organized voluntarily to provide relief to victims of natural disasters, is the only legal relief organization authorized by the Korean government to provide relief goods and funds to victims of natural disasters in Korea.

Direction of Emergency Relief Activities

The Hope Bridge - Korea Disaster Relief Association carries out relief activities after completing the official fundraising approval procedures of the National Emergency Management Agency pursuant to the Disaster Relief Act. The emergency relief activities of Hope Bridge apply an advanced system involving close cooperation among the NGO, the government and the media. Hope Bridge is functioning as the nation’s only official relief organization.
  • Provide solid emergency relief: In connection with national institutes (National Emergency Management Agency), broadcasters, newspapers and press companies, public employees of local governments, etc.
  • Efficiency and specialization of relief goods support: Systematic management and storage of relief goods, prompt support by having relief set reserves, strengthening of relief goods development and practicality
  • Efficient distribution of donations: Accurately identify the damage and its scale in order to provide quick and fair distribution of donations, as well as customized distribution
  • Customized relief activities: Operate on-site camp and provide support for volunteers, carry out effective relief activities using relief vehicles, provide temporary residential facilities for victims with damaged homes.