The kingdom of the hermit is also an obvious barren kingdom.
North Korea revealed on Wednesday that it suffered its worst drought for nearly four decades, amid mounting fears that the country is a dangerous food shortage. Korean central news agency reported that in the first five months of this year in the country fell only 2.1 inches of rain, the lowest value was from the same period of 1982, when the average fell 2 inches of rain.
by KCNA as "extreme drought" is expected to last at least until the end of May.
NORTH KOREA CALLS COAL COALS A ROBERT & # 39; North Korean media urged citizens to find new sources of water on Thursday, according to the Jonathan news agency.
The state newspaper Rodong Sinmun said workers are trying to find new water sources and mobilize pumps and irrigation equipment to minimize damage to agriculture.
Rodong Sinmun said efforts are part of the "fight to prevent damage from drought is a fierce battle against nature to protect socialism."
The continued drought is expected to add to the already dangerous situation facing the North.
Earlier this month, UN Food Organizations said that in a joint estimate of about 10 million people in North Korea, about 40% of the population is facing "severe food shortages" after the country has one of the worst harvests in a decade.
may deteriorate further during the fragile season from May to September unless appropriate and urgent humanitarian action is taken, "the report said.
NUCLEAR SEA VESSEL RECEIVED BY US 06 ] North Korean officials accused of food shortages because of bad weather and international economic sanctions, which were strengthened after the country held a series of high-quality nuclear and missile trials in recent years