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2,500 people displaced after downpour, more rain expected over weekend
2,500 people displaced after downpour, more rain expected over weekend
Social affairsAug 7, 2020
More than 2,500 people have been displaced from a week of heavy rain in much of the country, leading the government to designate seven hard-hit areas as special disaster zones. President Moon Jae-in declared Chungju, Jaecheon and Umseong in North Chungcheong Province and Asan in South Chungcheong Province as well as Anseong in Gyeonggi Province and Cheorwon in Gangwon Province emergency disaster zones, allowing them to receive state aid and other necessary support. When designated as special