October 20, 2020

North Koreans cry tears of joy over their new ‘socialist fairyland’ homes

After destructive floods, state media ran propaganda photos of citizens getting housing papers and vowing to grow crops

Recently, floods and typhoons tore through North Korea and severely damaged multiple rural towns. These storms were so bad that the country reconsidered several end-of-year goals — and now, relief work appears to be the country’s headline project.

North Korea is building a “socialist fairyland” of new houses for people impacted by the storms, state media reported on Friday.