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East Asia region Appeal no. 01.69/2003 Programme Update No. 2

Appeal target: CHF 762,888 (USD 524,000 or EUR 517,000) Period covered: June to November 2003 The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of...

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Rep. Korea: Special disaster areas designated

President Roh Moo-hyun designated all of South Korea except Seoul and Incheon as special disaster areas on Monday in the aftermath of the huge destruction wrought by a powerful typhoon. The decision,...

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Korea FHI aids Typhoon Maemi victims

Updated September 19, 2003 Korea FHI (KFHI) is providing food and other relief items to 70 families affected by Typhoon Maemi. Local Christian volunteers are aiding KFHI staff to provide food...

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Republic of Korea

Heavy rainfall hits Korea again

Heavy rain fell yesterday in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gangwon provinces, and some parts of southern Korea, causing flooding in some areas and stalling recovery work in regions that were ravaged by Typhoon...

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Rep. of Korea: Was typhoon response slow?

The government pledged yesterday to punish agencies found to have responded poorly to Typhoon Maemi, a storm that devastated the country's southern provinces, leaving 117 dead or missing. "We will...

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Republic of Korea: Typhoon Maemi

Typhoon "Maemi" swept through southern areas of South Korea on 13 September, leaving at least 87 people dead and almost 9,000 homeless. Some 28 people are still unaccounted for, feared carried away...

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S.Korea says typhoon death toll crosses 100

SEOUL, Sept 16 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Tuesday the death toll from last week's typhoon, the most powerful ever to hit the country, had crossed 100 with more than 20 people still missing. The...

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Massive Typhoon Maemi pounds South Korea

The most powerful typhoon ever to strike South Korea claimed more than 100 lives and left 25,000 homeless when it roared ashore over the weekend, leveling buildings, tossing giant cranes and...

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