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People living outside of Pyongyang complain about unfair medicine distributions

There are dramatic differences in how medicine is being supplied in Pyongyang and the rest of the country, a source in North Hamgyong Province...
Hyesan, Ryanggang Province in August 2018

Medicine shortages make life difficult for Hyesan residents

Amid the spread of COVID-19 in North Korea, medicine shortages are making life difficult for many people in Hyesan, Daily NK has learned. A source...

Hoeryong authorities cremated around 20 bodies in late May

Amid reports of people dying of starvation in North Korea, disease control officials in Hoeryong cremated about 20 dead bodies in late May. “A corpse...

N. Hamgyong Province organizes teams to help those in home quarantine

North Hamgyong Province has recently organized a team of military and civilian volunteers to help people in home quarantine, Daily NK has learned. A source...
Farmer harvest Sariwon

N. Korea lifts restrictions on the operation of markets in some major cities

North Korean authorities have recently lifted restrictions on some of the country’s general markets, Daily NK has learned.  According to multiple Daily NK sources in...

Many N. Koreans skeptical about their own government’s COVID-19 statistics

North Korea is claiming that the country’s COVID-19 situation is improving, with the number of new fever cases decreasing. Yet several Daily NK sources...

Hyesan residents receive little support from the government while under home quarantine

North Korea's government is failing to provide much assistance to people quarantined at home after displaying symptoms of COVID-19. Daily NK recently conducted an interview...
Samjiyon work units rumors

Samjiyon party committee holds emergency meeting after deaths due to illicit drugs

The party committee of Samjiyon, Yanggang Province, recently held an emergency meeting following a rash of deaths from illegal narcotics, which people are taking...

N. Korea warns that a major crisis point in the COVID-19 outbreak could come...

North Korea’s State Emergency Anti-epidemic Command (SEAC) recently issued an order to disease control agencies throughout the country warning that a “major crisis point”...
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Pyongyangites quarantined at home complain of water shortages

North Koreans quarantined at home in some parts of Pyongyang have recently complained of water shortages, leading the authorities to mobilize special military units...

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