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UNDRO 84/1832

KOREA - TORRENTIAL RAINS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
3 SEPTEMBER 1984

1. DURING THE PERIOD 31 AUGUST TO 2 SEPTEMBER 1984 TORRENTIAL RAINS, WITH FALLS UP TO 63 CM, HIT CENTRAL REGION, KYUNGGIDO AND KANGWONDO. OTHER PROVINCES REPORTED AFFECTED: CHUNGCHONGDO, KYONGSANGDO AND CHOLLADO.

2. FIRST REPORTS: 85 DEAD, 44 MISSING, 89 INJURED. 11,220 HOMES INUNDATED, 92,423 HOMELESS. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO ROADS AND BRIDGES. ROADS WASHED AWAY IN 275 PLACES.