"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

Photos of Kim Jong Un, the probable heir to Kim Jong Il’s leadership of North Korea, on the left. 
This photo was released by the North Korean government in September 2010.
North Korea says supreme leader Kim Jong Il died Dec. 17 “from a great mental and physical strain” 

Photos of Kim Jong Un, the probable heir to Kim Jong Il’s leadership of North Korea, on the left. 

This photo was released by the North Korean government in September 2010.

North Korea says supreme leader Kim Jong Il died Dec. 17 “from a great mental and physical strain”