March 01, 2021

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North Korea suffered the worst natural disasters in all of Asia, new report says

Four out of 10 North Koreans were impacted by storms in 2019, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center concluded

When it comes to natural disasters, North Korea stands out as the worst-hit country in all of Asia in 2019, according to a new report.

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) stated that 4 out of 10 North Koreans were affected by natural disasters in 2019 — the worst ratio in all of Asia — while 395 per every 1,000 people suffered from the 2019 drought.