North Korea's looming famine

Published on 18 July 2011

As fears of famine spread, desperate North Koreans are risking their lives to escape over the border to China. (..) Is North Korea's food shortage really that severe? The situation is bad, and getting worse. The U.N.'s World Food Program says as many as 6 million of the country's 24 million citizens are at risk of malnutrition.

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