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  1. North Korea: Residents Buying Bottled Water After Lake Rangrim Pollution Incident

    29 May 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report KANGGYE Daily NK Residents of Chagang Province, North Korea, are buying water from a bottled water plant in Kanggye after an incident involving water pollution at Lake Rangrim in the province’s Rangrim Mountains. T ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2020 - 08:26

  2. North Korea Army School Hit By Contaminated Water

    2 Apr 2020- 09:24 by Local Press Report PYONGYANG Daily NK A large number of students and faculty at North Korea’s prestigious Kim Jong Un National Defense University recently began suffering from stomach pain caused by contaminated water. “The Ministry o ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:24

  3. South Korea Turns On Tap Water For Region Of North Korea, Denies Breach Of International Sanctions

    12 Oct 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has announced the reopening of water treatment plants to service a new Inter-Korean Joint Liaison Office in Kaesong; tap water will also be provided to North Korean residents in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 08:57

  4. North Korea: Drought and Sanctions Create Food Shortage

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Asian Correspondent While the country’s leadership continues to plough scarce resources into internationally condemned missile and nuclear programmes, North Koreans face incredible hardship as sanction ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  5. South Korea Reports: North Korea Officials Arrested For Flood Negligence

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  6. Two UN Agencies Assist in North Korea Floods

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea North Korea’s state media (KCNA) has reported that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the United Nations International Children's Fund (U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  7. North Korea Nukes Claim First Victims as Radiation Pollution Hits

    4 Oct 2016- 11:50 by Local Press Report LONDON The Daily Star North Koreans near the nuclear bomb detonation site are paying the price for Kim Jong-un’s nuclear ambitions. Drinking water close to the Mount Mantap test facility had become contaminated, it ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2016 - 11:50

  8. UN Scales Up Aid to North Korea, While Seoul Continues to Refuse Assistance

    26 Sep 2016- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, Korea The United Nations is beginning full-scale aid efforts to North Hamgyong Province in North Korea after historic flooding. The office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the North Korean human rights s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 08:12

  9. Parts of North Korea Remain Cut Off From Aid After Historic Floods

    16 Sep 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea Aid agencies continue to warn of a possible humanitarian catastrophe in the aftermath of floods in North Korea. Aid has reached reach some areas, but more remote regions remain cut off. Typh ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2016 - 11:35

  10. North Korea Calls for Help After Severe Floods

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The North Korean government’s Central News Agency (KCNA) has reported this week that the northeast of the country has experienced the country’s heaviest rainfall since 1945, with tens of tho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2016 - 10:56

  11. UN Releases Details of North Korean Flood, Typhoon Response

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY NK News North Korea has mobilized search and rescue, first aid teams and resources to address the damage caused by Typhoon Lionrock, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) sai ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 08:40

  12. UNICEF Providing Clean Water, Nutritional Aid, Vaccines to North Koreans

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PYONGYANG, North Korea The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has carried out projects to provide clean water, sewage services, nutrition, medical care and vaccines to millions in North Korea since the be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  13. Sanctions Hinder Aid Provision in North Korea

    26 Jul 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report PYONGYANG Daily Mail Ramped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to tran ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 09:00

  14. North Korean Province Faces Water, Sanitation Issues

    18 Jul 2016- 09:14 by Local Press Report SARIWON Daily NK Despite the onset of the rainy season in North Korea, the dire state of the water supply system in North Hwanghae Province means that many of its inhabitants still face inaccessibility to and short ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 09:14

  15. South Korea Concerned About Water Releases From North Korean Dam

    28 Jun 2016- 09:09 by Local Press Report SEOUL KBS World Radio Recent satellite imagery has shown that the amount of water in a North Korean dam located near the inter-Korean border is almost at full capacity. Climate Disasters Innovation, Infrastructure ...

    Local Press Report - 06/28/2016 - 09:09