DPRK

DPRK: Flooding - Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 1 (as of 25 July 2013)

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• Heavy seasonal rain over the past two weeks has resulted in flooding in many parts of DPR Korea. Particularly severely affected are the provinces of North and South Pyongan.

• There has been extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure with 45,948 people made homeless across the country, mostly in the two provinces of North and South Pyongan.

• Farmland has been inundated with some 10,000 hectares affected with around 1,000 hectares of crops destroyed.

• Water supplies in many areas are damaged or contaminated