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One In Three North Korean Children Stunted Due To Malnutrition; WFP Extends Timeline Of Food Aid Program To Country

UPI: World Food Program: 1 in 3 North Korean children suffer from stunted growth
“One in three North Korean children under age 5 suffer from stunted growth due to malnutrition, and one-third of North Korean women are afflicted by anemia, according to the World Food Program…” (Shim, 11/3).

VOA News: U.N. to Extend Aid to North Korea
“The United Nations’ food agency plans to extend aid to North Korea amid reports that the communist country is facing food shortages next year…” (Hyunjin, 11/3).