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Drought Puts North Korean Children at Risk

A severe drought in North Korea is putting the lives of children at risk and many are in serious danger of disease and malnutrition, the U.N. children's agency said on Wednesday. UNICEF said in a statement that there had been in a sharp increase in cases of diarrhea among children in drought-affected areas, as access to safe drinking water and sanitation was severely compromised. "Lack of rain reduces access to clean water and undermines effective hygiene, putting...

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