The remnants of Typhoon Lionrock, when passing DPRK on 31 August - 01 September 2016, wreaked havoc on people and property in North Hamgyong province. At least 140,000 people were severely affected, including 138 people killed and almost 70,000 people displaced. In total, more than 600,000 people were affected by the disaster.
The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in DPRK has conducted two joint missions with the Government to assess the situation and support the response. A Flood Emergency Response Plan targeting 600,000 people in food security; nutrition; health; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) was released on 19 September 2016. The current document outlines progress to date against the plan.
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