Korean people met unexpected exigency, who had been pushing forward the 200-day campaign of loyalty to glorify this year as the golden year when the Seventh Congress of the WPK was held.
Several cities and counties suffered from the severe natural disasters caused by the strongest storm and heaviest downpour in meteorological observation since the liberation of Korea in 1945 that hit the areas along Tuman River in the northern tip of Korea.
Tens of thousands dwelling houses, public buildings collapsed and railways, roads, other traffic networks and power supply system were destroyed and submerged.
This disaster left the people homeless in the northern tip of Hamgyong Province to suffer from the great hardships.
The WPK made a great decision of directing the main trust of 200-day campaign to the campaign for recovering from the flood damages in above-said areas and weathering the difficulties with the might of great unity between the army and people in the view of the emergency situation.
Upholding the decision of the WPK the whole Party and army and all the people rose up in the campaign for recovering the damages.
The WPK took the measure of stopping the construction of the Ryomyong Street in the finishing stage and directing all the units, equipment and materials for the construction of the Ryomyong Street to the front of northern area.
The WPK sent to the people the appeal to achieve the miraculous victory of converting the misfortune into the favorable conditions by putting in a great deal of money on the rehabilitation operation and tapping the whole assets because the news to the removal of the homeless people was more important thousands times than the completion of the Ryomyong Street.
The service personnel took the most difficult object in the operation for the recovering of the flood-damage and arrived there earlier than others and made the breakthrough in the rehabilitation operation.
Many builders and soldiers in shock brigades volunteered for the rehabilitation construction from the flood-damage and everyday performed heroic feats in building the dwelling houses.
The leading officials of the Party and state went to the production site and inspired the workers to supply the cement, iron and steel, food and daily necessaries for the rehabilitation operation and carry them in time.
The material supported including food and medicines were continued with no break.
So they created the miracles of converting the misfortune into the favorable conditions to settle down the life of the people in damaged area by constructing over 11 900 dwelling houses, kinder gardens and schools in short period of over 60 days.