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North Korea: Flood Rescue Operations Underway

A large-scale recovery effort involving 200,000 people is underway in North Korea following devastating flooding that began August 30. Nearly 140 people have been killed, tens of thousands displaced and at least 400 are still missing.   About 140,000 people are described as being in urgent need, having lost their homes and belongings, with some 600,000 others affected by a loss of drinking water, ruined crops and lack of health care.  Tens of thousands of homes and other...

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