North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says

FILE PHOTO: A North Korean farmer walks through a village in an area damaged by summer floods and typhoons in South Hwanghae province September 30, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday. Official rations are down to 300 grammes – under 11 ounces – per person per day, the lowest ever for […]

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