North Korea appeals for food aid as regime cuts rations due to drought and sanctions

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Nation facing 1.4 million ton shortfall as UN estimates that around half of the population is in need of extra supplies

North Korea has issued an international appeal for help to combat food shortages after drought and floods led to a poor harvest, worsening the impact of UN sanctions.

Pyongyang has told the United Nations that it is facing a shortfall of 1.4 million tons in food production this year, including crops of rice, wheat, potato and soybean.

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