Floods affect 600,000 in North Korea - Red Cross

Floods affect 600,000 in North Korea - Red Cross
 

At least 600,000 people in North Korea have been affected by heavy flooding that damaged or destroyed 30,000 homes, the Red Cross said, calling for urgent humanitarian aid ahead of the winter.
"The disaster hit, in many ways, at probably the worst time," said Chris Staines, head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) delegation in North Korea.
The IFRC has been working with North Korea's Red Cross Society to deliver aid to northeastern communities that suffered the worst of the flooding caused by heavy rains in late August.
Staines said... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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