Case study: 2010 floods in Sinuju, DPR Korea
AbstractIn June 2010 Sinuju county bordering on China experienced severe floods affecting 270000 people. All health facilities were damaged and nine hospitals were completely destroyed. A WHO team along with other health cluster partners went to Sinuju, and a rapid health assessment within the UN Interagency mission was undertaken immediately after the flood. The joint rapid assessment in 2010 was followed by a field monitoring visit in December the same year and final evaluation of the project jointly with Ministry of Public Health and provincial health bureau officials. The UNCERF emergency cash grant of US$50000 supported WHO activities in Sinuju.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2011). Case study: 2010 floods in Sinuju, DPR Korea. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204859