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N Korea – Heavy rain in North Korea kills 169

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,  2012

The UN World Food Programme has announced plans to provide emergency food aid to flood-stricken North Korea.

Heavy rain since mid-July has caused flooding in the western province of South Pyongan and elsewhere. Read more…

Floods kill 88 people in N. Korea – Media + Photos

Monday, July 30, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July 30,  2012

North Korean state media has reported that heavy rains stemming from a typhoon have killed at least 88 people and injured 134 more.

The Korean Central News Agency says the heavy rain that fell from the 18th to the 24th this month led to numerous floods across North Korea. Conditions were especially bad in South Pyongan Province, in the west of the country. Read more…