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01 Nov 2001 description

Emergency Flood Relief and Preparedness Project

Background

In August 1999, Typhoon Olga caused severe flood damage to East Coast villages in DPR Korea. Nearly 40,000 people lost their homes and 12 people were killed. Dykes and embankments, meant to protect the low-lying farms from the sea, collapsed, causing large areas of arable land in the already food-insecure region to be flooded, as well as loss of the anticipated 1999 harvest.

01 Nov 2001 description

A UNDP partnership project with the Northeast Asian Forest Forum is protecting agricultural land from soil degradation and erosion by rehabilitating much-needed tree nurseries

AREP NEAFF Support to Forestry Rehabilitation

01 Jul 2001 description

A UNDP Reforestation project is protecting agricultural land from soil degradation and erosion

AREP Support Project for Reforestation