"Thirty percent of children are so chronically malnourished that they are stunted" in North Korea, according to David Austin, North Korea Program Director for Mercy Corps.
Aid Groups: Children in North Korea at Risk for Starvation this Winter 
This acutely malnourished child in critical condition was being treated in the pediatric ward of Kumchon County Hospital in North Hwanghae, North Korea. The mouth sores are a result of malnutrition. September 5, 2011. PHOTO courtesy visiting U.S. NGOs

"Thirty percent of children are so chronically malnourished that they are stunted" in North Korea, according to David Austin, North Korea Program Director for Mercy Corps.

Aid Groups: Children in North Korea at Risk for Starvation this Winter 

This acutely malnourished child in critical condition was being treated in the pediatric ward of Kumchon County Hospital in North Hwanghae, North Korea. The mouth sores are a result of malnutrition. September 5, 2011. PHOTO courtesy visiting U.S. NGOs