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DPR Korea: Floods - Jul 2012

Status
Past
Countries
DPRK
Disaster types
Flood

The 2012 flood and typhoon season, including impact from Typhoon Bolaven, caused 231 deaths and displaced 241,547 people, with 22,730 houses destroyed or damaged and 46,445 houses submerged. A total of 121,998 hectares of farmland and public buildings were damaged or destroyed including railways, roads, bridges and communication networks. (IFRC, 29 Mar 2013)