December 05, 2023

Typhoon Lingling displaced over 6000 people on North Korea’s east coast: IFRC

September storm resulted in water and sanitation issues, 75,000 hectares of crops damaged, new report says

Updated December 2 at 17:45 KST to include comments from the IFRC in Pyongyang.

Over 6000 North Koreans were displaced amid high winds and flash flooding caused by Typhoon Lingling in early September, the DPRK Red Cross Society (RCS) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reported in an update released Thursday.