State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
An in-depth analysis of efforts to combat agricultural damage, DPRK ties with Southeast Asia and Labor Day celebrations
While North Korea focused on its accomplishments as part of grand celebrations in April, state media has turned its attention this week to serious crises in the country.
DPRK media has aired warnings on a daily basis about a drought that threatens to hurt agriculture at a time when the country appears to face food shortages. The State Hydro-Meteorological Administration reported that a migratory anticyclone in April caused the drought and predicted that it will last until May.
To address the problem, the country has started to mobilize workers to help farmers and minimize damage
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