While the DPRK has long suffered from chronic food deficits due to economic decline and an unfavorable agricultural situation, last year increased floods urgency of have brought. DPRK agricultural statistics show decreases in rice and corn production , as these plants at its peak growing season when the floods hit. Food – producing provinces the floods the floods also show the biggest drop in production, the southernmost provinces of South and North Pyongyang, South and North Hwanghae and Kangwon read more . All losses of 23-33 % compared to last year Known as the Cereal Bowl significant reductions reductions in these regions means food shortages throughout the country are felt. – WFP has long warned that last year the floods were DPRK’s chronic foods exacerbate problem, and we are now seeing the effects on the markets, said de Margerie. It is obvious that more food imports and food aid is needed this year this year. . WFP by 2005 more than six million people in North Korea was helping about a quarter the total population to reduce since 2006, after a decision of the DPRK government for its operation, WFP support 1.1 million of the most vulnerable people, mainly. 5 million people in North Korea suffer from food insecurity – a number that is is expected action is not taken no action is taken, can be addressed to the growing food shortages.
Impendingwarns of potential humanitarian food crisis in North Korea After critically low HarvestThe UN World Food Programme warned that time is running out to looming food shortages and a potential humanitarian crisis in DPRK following confirmation of a critically low national harvest come in part from last year’s severe floods in August. The bad food situation in North Korea and much worse, said Tony Banbury, the World Food Programme Regional Director for Asia. It seems increasingly likely that external assistance is urgently needed serious serious tragedy. .
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