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WFP: N Korean Rations Plunge to Lowest Level in 3 Years

The World Food Program says North Korea’s food ration for August was only 250 grams per person per day, the lowest figure since 2011 and significantly below Pyongyang’s target of 573 grams. The WFP report released Tuesday describes the food availability situation in the North as “severe.” The U.N. food assistance agency indicates September's rations appear to be about  the same level as the prior month. The agency says the deteriorating food situation is mainly due to a dry...

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