UNKRA-Sponsored Amputee Center Brings New Hope to Disabled Koreans
In a cluster of barracks buildings at Tongnae, on the outskirts of Pusan, a new chance for a useful life is being given to Korean amputees. There, at the Tongnae National Rehabilitation Center sponsored by the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA), a staff of Korean and international personnel is slowly helping victims of amputation and other physical disfigurement to overcome their handicaps. Amputees, arthritics and other patients with crippling disabilities are provide with artificial limbs, given training in their use and then given vocational training to enable them to earn a living. A Korean nurse trainee helps a patient to use artificial legs.