January 25, 2021

N. Korean media urges simultaneous action against flooding, drought

Rodong Sinmun says flood prevention methods in one area “based on past experiences and lessons"

North Koreans are being called on to prevent crop damage caused by potential floods while also working to mitigate the effects of a recent drought, Rodong Sinmun, the main organ of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), reported on Tuesday.

In an article entitled “Let’s take drastic measures to prevent floods from damaging crops,” the newspaper reported that North Koreans in four different regions have moved to minimize flood damage in preparation for the "mid-July" monsoon season.