North Korea facing its worst drought since 2001, UN warns

(CNN)North Korea is moving towards its worst dry spell because 2001, the United Nations has actually cautioned, raising the possibility of increased food scarcities in the rogue state.

“More rains are urgently had to prevent substantial declines in the primary 2017 cereal production season,” a report by the UN Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) stated Thursday.
“Should dry spell conditions continue, the food security circumstance is most likely to more degrade.”

    Long history of food scarcities

    Memories of dry spell and scarcity are still fresh in North Korea, where a minimum of 2 million individuals are approximated to have actually passed away in between 1995 and 1999 as part of a country-wide catastrophe that nearly brought the Kim program to its knees.
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