Seoul's Lessons for Asian Urban Floodin…

A year ago, heavy summer rains wrought havoc on Seoul, triggering political implications that continue to play out in South Korea's capital city. Due in part to the city's mountainous terrain, 69 people died in landslides and floods, homes were ruined, the subway was paralyzed. There were concerns that landmines left over from the Korean War could surface and cause accidents.

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