5 January 2011

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Expresses Concern about Flooding in Australia


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General is concerned by the danger to life and the destruction of property following the ongoing floods in Queensland, Australia.

He extends his condolences to the families of those who have been affected and stresses the readiness of the United Nations to assist in any way necessary.

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