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Humanitarian Federation to Send More Aid to N. Korea in 2015

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says it will increase its aid for North Korea by $1 million this year. Hler Gudjonsson, a regional IFRC communications delegate for East Asia, told VOA the organization has decided to offer about $6.6 million in 2015. A drought in North Korea — known officially as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or DPRK — has affected the availablity of food "quite a lot," Gudjonsson said, and IFRC...

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