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North Korea's road to hunger

The north korean land is cultivated by hand and with oxen.

How did it happen that about one million people died of starvation in North Korea in the nineties? Can we prevent such a disaster from happening again soon?
 
The nineties were a dark period in North Korean history. The collapse of the Soviet Union and several natural disasters played a role in the famine that killed about one million people.
 



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EU now sends food aid to North Korea. Listen to Kim Hartzner comment on the development on P1 the 5th of July.

This 5-year old North Korean girl is severely malnourished.

After three years of boycotting relief to North Korea the EU is now sending food aid worth 10 million Euros to this impoverished country.
Mission East's Managing Director, Kim Hartzner, welcomes the aid because of the great need in North Korea. He urges the Danish government to also donate aid to adress the hunger crisis in North Korea.

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