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N Korea food shortage 'desperate'  A UN rights expert says the food situation is desperate, with aid from the World Food Program reaching only one-third of the hungry   Space launch 'fails'  North Korea failed in its attempt to get a satellite into space. 2 stages of the rocket and its payload landed in the Pacific Ocean U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis  The survey on food and nutrition in North Korea shows millions of people are going hungry, with households reducing their food intake 'Hundreds dead' in floods  Flooding caused by heavy rain has left hundreds of people dead or missing. The rain had destroyed more than 30,000 homes   N. Korea works to contain bird flu  North Korea, which has culled tens of thousands of chickens, may be able to contain its first suspected outbreaks   N.Korea confirms bird flu outbreak  Officials for the first time have acknowledged that avian flu has broken out Big blast reported
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1. 2016-03-12 North Korea submarine 'missing' North Korea
2015-12-29 North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash North Korea
D. 2015-07-03 North Korean farmers face dry fields amid drought North Korea
E. 2015-06-16 North Korea faces worst drought in a century South Hwanghae, North Korea
F. 2014-12-22 North Korea partially back online North Korea
G. 2014-05-17 North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Phyongchon, Pyongyang, North Korea
7. 2014-03-06 China plane 'flew near North Korea missile path' North Korea
8. 2013-11-04 North Korea reveals warship sinking North Korea

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North Korean farmers face dry fields amid drought  The farmers work to pump underground water into fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked North Korea faces worst drought in a century   North Korea is sparking fears of worsening food shortages. Main rice-growing provinces had been badly affected   North Korea partially back online  Some internet services have been restored in N Korea after an almost unprecedented internet outage, amid a cyber security row with the US North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Map of Phyongchon Pyongyang North Korea  Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was mentioned South Korea says 2 North Korean cargo ship crew members dead, 11 missing China plane 'flew near North Korea missile path' North Korea reveals warship sinking North Korea in grip of drugs epidemic UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood victims  The World Food Program had begun distributing 460 tonnes of maize to victims of major floods in North Korea that have killed more than 30 people Two killed, hundreds homeless in N. Korean floods   Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns  Seismic activity has been detected in North Korea, the US and South Korea say, in what could be a sign of a widely anticipated nuclear test N. Koreans in desperate need of food after floods Floods kill dozens with more rain to come 2 killed, 15 missing after ship sinks. China N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit  UN: About 5 million North Koreans will continue to face food shortages. The government plans to import only 325,000 metric tons More than 94,000 flee flooding. Northeast China Mechanic. Failures to blame for plane crash. Northeast China 'Healthcare crisis' hits N Korea N. Korean mine 'may have sunk warship'. South Korea South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  North Korea submarine 'missing'  The vessel was operating off the North Korean coast for several days when it disappeared and presumed sunk, according to reports in the US m...   North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash


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  Kim Yang-gon, 73, a top aide to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has died in a car crash, state news agency KCNA has said
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  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea
 About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 people aboard, sank after an explosion tore through its hull



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  A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding
Apr.26     Train blast site 'apocalyptic'  An international aid official was shocked at the widespread destruction and says urgent medical help is needed Apr.25   Train disaster death toll rises  The toll from explosion has reached 161, according to a Red Cross. More than 1,300 have been injured Apr.24 Red Cross: Train explosion site flattened  A Red Cross worker has described the scene as one of devastation, with burned and 'totally flattened' buildings Apr.23 100 bodies found in train blast  A massive wreckage left by a blast was ignited by a spark, caused when a rail car carrying explosives touched a cable Apr.22 Many casualties in train crash
  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured
Feb.8 Food aid dries up
before year 2000
Jan. 1, 1994   North Korean famine
  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998



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2016
North Korea submarine 'missing'
North Korea submarine 'missing'
Famine
2016 2016
Famine
Flood
2016 2016
Flood
2015
North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in...
North Korean farmers face dry fields amid dro...
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
Famine
2015 2015
Famine
Flood
2015 2015
Flood
2014
North Korea partially back online
North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang con...
South Korea says 2 North Korean cargo ship cr...
China plane 'flew near North Korea missile pa...
Famine
2014 2014
Famine
Flood
2014 2014
Flood
2013
North Korea reveals warship sinking
North Korea in grip of drugs epidemic
UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood ...
Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns
North Korea reveals warship sinking
Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns
Famine
2013 2013
Famine
UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood ...
Two killed, hundreds homeless in N. Korean fl...
2012
N. Koreans in desperate need of food after fl...
Floods kill dozens with more rain to come
War & Army
2012 2012
War & Army
N. Koreans in desperate need of food after fl...
N. Koreans in desperate need of food after fl...
Floods kill dozens with more rain to come
2011
2 killed, 15 missing after ship sinks
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
Famine
2011 2011
Famine
Flood
2011 2011
Flood
2010
N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit
More than 94,000 flee flooding
Mechanic. Failures to blame for plane crash
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
Mechanic. Failures to blame for plane crash
N. Korean mine 'may have sunk warship'
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit
More than 94,000 flee flooding
2009
N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
Space launch 'fails'
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
Flood
2009 2009
Flood
2008
U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis
Famine fears
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis
Famine fears
Flood
2008 2008
Flood
2007
Korean summit postponed by floods
'Hundreds dead' in floods
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
Famine
2007 2007
Famine
Korean summit postponed by floods
'Hundreds dead' in floods
2005
N. Korea works to contain bird flu
N.Korea confirms bird flu outbreak
War & Army
2005 2005
War & Army
Famine
2005 2005
Famine
Flood
2005 2005
Flood
2004
Big blast reported
Train blast site 'apocalyptic'
Train disaster death toll rises
Red Cross: Train explosion site flattened
100 bodies found in train blast
Many casualties in train crash
War & Army
2004 2004
War & Army
Food aid dries up
Flood
2004 2004
Flood
2003
'Millions could starve'
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
'Millions could starve'
Flood
2003 2003
Flood
2002
Starved eating grass to survive
War & Army
2002 2002
War & Army
Starved eating grass to survive
Flood
2002 2002
Flood

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  Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns  Seismic activity has been detected in North Korea, the US and South Korea say, in what could be a sign of a widely anticipated nuclear test   North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash




North Korea, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2013
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North Korea, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2015
Dec.29
  Kim Yang-gon, 73, a top aide to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has died in a car crash, state news agency KCNA has said




North Korea, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.30 North Korea in grip of drugs epidemic 2010 Jul.14 'Healthcare crisis' hits N Korea 2005 Apr.1   N. Korea works to contain bird flu  North Korea, which has culled tens of thousands of chickens, may be able to contain its first suspected outbreaks Mar.27   N.Korea confirms bird flu outbreak  Officials for the first time have acknowledged that avian flu has broken out



North Korea, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.12   North Korea submarine 'missing'  The vessel was operating off the North Korean coast for several days when it disappeared and presumed sunk, according to reports in the US m... 2014 Apr.3 South Korea says 2 North Korean cargo ship crew members dead, 11 missing
2013 Nov.4 North Korea reveals warship sinking 2011 Jan.1 2 killed, 15 missing after ship sinks. China 2010 Mar.29 N. Korean mine 'may have sunk warship'. South Korea Mar.26 South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea
 About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 people aboard, sank after an explosion tore through its hull




North Korea, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2014 Dec.22   North Korea partially back online   Some internet services have been restored in N Korea after an almost unprecedented internet outage, amid a cyber security row with the US



North Korea, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2015 Jul.3 North Korean farmers face dry fields amid drought  The farmers work to pump underground water into fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked Jun.16 North Korea faces worst drought in a century   North Korea is sparking fears of worsening food shortages. Main rice-growing provinces had been badly affected



North Korea, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.5 UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood victims  The World Food Program had begun distributing 460 tonnes of maize to victims of major floods in North Korea that have killed more than 30 people Jul.12 Two killed, hundreds homeless in N. Korean floods
2012 Jul.30 Floods kill dozens with more rain to come 2010 Aug.22 More than 94,000 flee flooding. Northeast China 2007 Aug.13 'Hundreds dead' in floods  Flooding caused by heavy rain has left hundreds of people dead or missing. The rain had destroyed more than 30,000 homes



North Korea, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.6 China plane 'flew near North Korea missile path'
2010 Aug.19 Mechanic. Failures to blame for plane crash. Northeast China



North Korea, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2014 May.17 North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Map of Phyongchon Pyongyang North Korea  Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was mentioned



North Korea, Disasters Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2012 Aug.3 N. Koreans in desperate need of food after floods
2010 Nov.16 N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit  UN: About 5 million North Koreans will continue to face food shortages. The government plans to import only 325,000 metric tons 2009 Oct.22 N Korea food shortage 'desperate'  A UN rights expert says the food situation is desperate, with aid from the World Food Program reaching only one-third of the hungry 2008 Jul.30 U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis  The survey on food and nutrition in North Korea shows millions of people are going hungry, with households reducing their food intake 2004 Feb.8 Food aid dries up 1994 Jan. 1, 1994 North Korean famine
  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998




North Korea, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2004 Apr.26   Train blast site 'apocalyptic'  An international aid official was shocked at the widespread destruction and says urgent medical help is needed Apr.25 Train disaster death toll rises  The toll from explosion has reached 161, according to a Red Cross. More than 1,300 have been injured



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2004 Apr.24 Red Cross: Train explosion site flattened  A Red Cross worker has described the scene as one of devastation, with burned and 'totally flattened' buildings Apr.23 100 bodies found in train blast  A massive wreckage left by a blast was ignited by a spark, caused when a rail car carrying explosives touched a cable



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2009 Apr.5   Space launch 'fails'  North Korea failed in its attempt to get a satellite into space. 2 stages of the rocket and its payload landed in the Pacific Ocean



North Korea, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2004 Sep.11 Big blast reported
  A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding
Apr.22 Many casualties in train crash
  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured