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U.N. Declares N. Korean Food Emergency

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U.N. Declares N. Korean Food Emergency

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U.N. Declares N. Korean Food Emergency

U.N. Declares N. Korean Food Emergency

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The United Nations' World Food Program says it is running out of food supplies in North Korea, and the country faces increased suffering as a result. The group is appealing to foreign food donors for help. Agency representative Masood Hyder says the agency will be forced to reduce the number of North Koreans it feeds, from 6.5 million to around 100,000. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.