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Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of): Flood: 2001/08/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/08/04
Country or District Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)
Event Type Flood
Outline Wide area in North Korean have been drenched with heavy rain and several dozen people have been killed.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Dead: about 10 people
About 24,000ha of farmland, the number 1000 house submersion under water of residences
Cutting into pieces of a road and a railroad
Rupture of a communications network

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MSN news (Japanese) 01/08/05
A presumed number of 10 billion dollars of damage
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