North Korea's dysfunctional food-distribution system, rising global commodities prices and sanctions imposed over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs had contributed to what appears to be a hunger crisis in the North, even before devastating summer floods and typhoons compounded the emergency. The regime's appeals for massive food aid have gone mostly unanswered by a skeptical international community. Only 30 percent of a United Nations food aid target for North Korea has been met so far. Photographer Damir Sagolj went to bear witness. 40 PHOTOS

The Children! Breaks your heart. Regime has to go.

Posted by jade-d | Report as abusive

South Korea, US, NATO, must begin a military invasion, and free people from tyranny

Posted by iberias | Report as abusive

Liers! WHERE is seen hungry on the photo? people work, childrens in hospital is not hungry
OCT 7, 2011 jade-d you are stupid with your heart, you want war in corea

Posted by iskor | Report as abusive

“South Korea, US, NATO, must begin a military invasion, and free people from tyranny”

There are no oil in North Korea! Why they will do enething?

Posted by Muttabor | Report as abusive

These are all sanctions of the United Nations and economic blockade. “iberias” is the provoker

Posted by Max_Kozhevnikov | Report as abusive

We should free them from tyranny,and protect us from North Korea’nucler weapon,missle just because of the mad leader of North Korea

Posted by Anti-ccp | Report as abusive

Just imagine we were not so dependent on oil for energy. Would that free up “hearts and minds” to come up with creative, effective solutions to this starving people/nuclear buildup dichotomy in North Korea?

Posted by rosebyrd | Report as abusive

So so sad. When will leaders worry more about their people than power.

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