Details of Disaster Information


Korea, Democratic People'S Republic Of : Typhoon : 2016/08/31
GLIDE: FL-2016-000097-PRK  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/08/31
Country
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District
Korea, Democratic People'S Republic Of
Name Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Lionrock, as well as a low pressure system, has triggered heavy rains over northwestern DPRK, causing the Tumen River to overflow and buildings to collapse. Flooding is known to have killed 60 people and displaced over 44,000 people

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • UNOCHA 2016/09/11
    The Government has confirmed that 133 people have been killed and another 395 people remain missing as a result of the floods. More than 35,500 houses have been damaged.
  • UNOCHA 2016/09/05
    Flooding is known to have killed 60 people and displaced over 44,000 people, as well as destroying more than 4,400 houses.