North Korea slashes food rations: aid worker

Published on 28 June 2011

North Korea has drastically cut public food handouts as it heads towards a new hunger crisis with people again eating grass to survive (..) The World Food Programme sent 136,000 tonnes of food to North Korea in 2008 but donations have dried up and this fell to 55,000 tonnes last year and by this month only 11,000 tonnes had been sent this year, Zellweger said.

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