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Cleanup Continues After Massive Floods


Over a thousand buildings in Busan were flooded from the destructive rain storms that struck on Monday the 25th. Over 1,600 households in 370 buildings lost electricity and repairs are still underway.

Areas where repairs have been completed include Dongnae SK view 1, Geumyang Sunflower 1 in Dongnae, Kyungbo Iris Hill in Sooan-dong, and Hyundai Green in Banyeo-dong in Haeundae-gu.

To help those affected by the floods, major car makers set out to help struggling customers in Busan and Gyeongnam.

Hyundai-KIA has deployed a special emergency support team to Busan and Gyeongnam to offer water, food as well as free car inspection service and repair discounts.

GM Korea will also offer discount service for flood damaged cars, while Chrysler Korea will offer free towing service and free car inspection service.

Meanwhile, reported flood damage continues to rise around the region.

According to the city of Busan, industrial damage is enormous in Gangseo-gu where 100 factory storage facilities have been flooded.

Jeonggwan Industrial Park has six flooded factories and has suspended operations, and Mora Industrial Park and Industrial Item store in Goebeop-dong has also reported extensive property damage due to flooding.

Source: Busan eFM News



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