North Korea in a severe food crisis shortage of supply nationwide:
As per reports, North Korea is facing a severe food crisis the prices of daily essential needs like food items are touching the roof, as a result of causing severe damage to the state’s production industry, the items like coffee is being sold for more than $70 (about Rs 5,190) a packet and 1 kilogram of bananas are being sold for $45 (about Rs 3,335) in country’s capital Pyongyang.
The return of another “Arduous March” which killed millions of North Koreans:
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) said in Recent reports that North Korea had just two months of supplies left. The nation is also suffering a shortage of 860,000 tonnes of supply nationwide. While Kim has refused to explain the more detail about the food shortage crisis, Kim Jong Un has recently warned citizens of North Korea to be prepared for another “Arduous March,” the name given to the food crisis which happened in the 1990s, according to some estimates “Arduous March” killed more than three million North Koreans.
North Korean people’s food situation is now getting tense:
As per a state-run news agency KCNA. Kim Jong Un said In a meeting of the central committee of the country’s ruling party that “The people’s food situation is now getting tense as the agricultural sector failed to fulfill its grain production plan due to the damage by a typhoon last year.” The other reason behind North Korea’s food crisis is due to Covid-19 pandemic.
North Korea has not officially announced any COVID-19 cases in their nation, The country has following strict anti-covid measures by restricting domestic travel and sealed its borders. The country is heavily dependent on China for many items like food, fertilizer, and fuel. which they cannot produce.
How quickly North Korea can tackle the issue of food crises:
Kim Jong Un asked their party workers to work for resolving the food shortage in the country. However, the questions raise that how North Korea can quickly tackle the issue of food crises as the country’s borders remain closed due to COVID-19 measures. The North Korean leader said he has kept the door open for talks with US President Joe Biden.
The global internet is banned in North Korea:
The official government broadcasts are the only media that are available on radio and local TV. Because the global internet is banned by default in North Korea, The nation also employs disciplinary officers to roam the streets of their country and correct women with revealing or tight clothing and men with long hair.
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