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  1. North Korea facing worst drought in a century

North Korea facing worst drought in a century

North Korea has claimed that the country is facing the worst drought in a century that has sparked fears of food scarcity.

By: | Published: June 18, 2015 3:55 AM

North Korea has claimed that the country is facing the worst drought in a century that has sparked fears of food scarcity.

According to BBC, more than 30 percent of rice paddies have been reported to be “parching up”.

The country’s main rice-growing provinces have also been badly affected, say reports.

In 1990s, hundreds of North Koreans were believed to have died due to a widespread famine.

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