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Dry Winter Raises Concerns Over Food Shortages, Malnutrition In North Korea, U.N. Says

Washington Post: Dry winter sparks fears of another food crisis in North Korea
“As North Korea heads toward the ‘barley hump’ — the lean season before the rice and corn harvest in the summer — aid agencies are warning that an unusually dry winter is compounding chronic food shortages in the impoverished country…” (Fifield, 2/7).

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