North Korea told the world on Sunday that floods had devastated northern regions of the country, a rare public admission that the nation is struggling to cope with an internal struggle.
In an English-language update on the website of the country’s official state media outlet, the government wrote that the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea had recently sent out a message to “party members, service personnel of the Korean People’s Army and other people” to aid in recovery efforts.
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Flooding caused by Typhoon Lionrock has so far killed 133 people and at least 395 more are missing, according to numbers published by the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, which cited information provided by the North Korean government. Read more…More about Aid, Typhoon, Flooding, North Korea, and World
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