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Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of):Flood:2001/10/12

Duration2001/10/12 According to the Flood Damage Rehabilitation Committee of the Government of DPR Korea (FDRC), 81 people were killed with 82 injured and 27 missing, and 11,207 people were made homeless in Kangwon province. Kangwon province is a food deficit area and is vulnerable to the effects of adverse climatic conditions.
Country or DistrictKorea (the Democratic People's Republic of)

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2001/10/19
Dead: 81 people
Seriously injured: 84 people
Missing: 33 people

Completely destroyed: 4,000 homes
Affected: 31,500 homes

CNN News
killed 81 people
Missing 27
Injured 82

Made Homeless 11,207

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  • yahoo!news photos 2001/11/03
    North Korean farmers reinforce the embankment of the Taedong River in Chollima, near Pyongyang, to prevent flooding of their farmlands.