U.S. Flood-Aid Shipment Arrives in North Korea

Published on 03 September 2011

The U.S. has provided a small yet symbolic shipment of emergency relief items to flood-hit North Korea, in the latest sign of thawing ties between the wartime foes. (..) The World Food Program said earlier this year that an estimated six million of North Korea's 24 million people would go hungry without help from outside donors due to the impact on the harvest.

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