North Korea launches national campaign on post-flood reconstruction

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Pyongyang, Sep 11 (IANS) North Korea called on its people to engage in a rehabilitation campaign in the wake of heavy flooding, media reported on Sunday.

The ruling Workers’ Party of Korea has made it a top priority to rebuild the disaster-hit cities and counties, particularly the Hamgyong province of the country, where tens of thousands of houses and public buildings collapsed and railways and roads were destroyed, Xinhua news agency reported.

The ruling party will launch a 200-day campaign to help with disaster relief and post-flood reconstruction.

The heavy rains have left more than 60 persons dead and 25 missing in the Hamgyong province.



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