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JH Ahn was an NK News contributor based in Seoul. He previously worked as an interpreter for United States Forces Korea.
North Korea is engaging in “prevention battles" against what is being referred to as an "abysmal drought", the Friday edition of the Korean Workers' Party organ the Rodong Sinmun said.
“The whole of the party, the whole of the country, and the whole of people: unite to engage in the drought prevention battles,” said the title of the editorial, which appeared on the front page of the newspaper.