April 01, 2011 11:13
The United Nations World Food Programme plans to announce in two weeks plans for humanitarian aid to North Korea.
In an interview with Yonhap News Agency, Kenro Oshidari, the WFP's regional director for Asia said that Pyongyang needs an additional one million tons of food to feed its people.
He said the WFP is in the process of finalizing a proposal for international assistance to the North, which will include the amount and most suitable kinds of food needed to feed a certain number of people.
The UN organization also pledged to check that the aid is distributed transparently.
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