December 05, 2023

At least 22 dead in North Korea after weeks of storms and flooding, IFRC says

At least four people are also reported as missing while state media stays mum on casualties

Updated at 18:15 KST on Aug. 14 to include comments from UNFPA regarding North Korean government's request for U.N. assistance

At least 22 people are dead and at least four are missing in North Korea after two weeks of sustained heavy rains and flooding, an International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) representative told reporters on Aug. 14.