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Brisk Campaign against Yellow Sand Damage in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 17 (KCNA) -- With the advent of spring, activities to prevent possible yellow sand damage are being conducted in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Members of the Feb. 17 Shock Brigade of Scientists and Technicians are engaged in observing sand storm and its movement and finding out its physical and chemical components. As the effect of dust storm on environment, industry and agriculture including vehicles, precision machines, crops, livestock and sericulture has been clarified, measures to prevent its damage are being taken.
    Through TV and radios, scientists explain every day such common sense as harmful effects of yellow sand on human body including eyes, respiratory organs and skin and measures necessary to avoid damage.
    Public health officials and medical workers conduct hygienic information activities with visual aids at institutions, factories and residential quarters.
    Newspapers and magazines come out with articles related to dust storms.



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