Seoul’s Seongdong District Provides Support to Prevent Flooding in Semi-basement Flats During the Rainy Season

In preparation for this year‘s Jangma (rainy season) in South Korea, 1,679 semi-basement households in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, have had seven types of flood prevention facilities installed.

These include water barriers, backflow prevention devices, retractable security windows, flood alarms, smart ventilation fans, fire extinguishers, and smoke detectors. Additionally, handrails to prevent falls have been installed in homes where residents aged 70 and over live.

Seongdong-gu is known for being the first local government in Seoul to conduct a comprehensive survey of semi-basement households last year. It is hoped that many other districts will make similar efforts to prepare for the heavy rains often seen during the rainy season. 

Photo courtesy of seongdong-gu

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