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Heavy rain cuts off power, floods fields
ANJU — More heavy rain pounded North Korea on Monday, submerging buildings, cutting off power, flooding rice paddies and forcing people and their livestock to climb onto rooftops for safety.
The rain follows downpours earlier this month that killed nearly 90 people and left more than 60,000 homeless, officials said. The floods came on the heels of a severe drought, fueling renewed food worries about a country that already struggles to feed its people.
Two-thirds of North Korea’s 24 million people face chronic food shortages, a U.N. report said last month while asking donors for $198 million in humanitarian aid for the country.
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