Secretary-General Extends Condolences, Offers Support to Victims of Monsoon Floods in Bangaldesh, India, Nepal

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1 September 2017

Secretary-General Extends Condolences, Offers Support to Victims of Monsoon Floods in Bangaldesh, India, Nepal

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by widespread floods and landslides due to torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the Governments and the people of Bangladesh, India and Nepal and salutes the respective Governments’ leadership in responding to the needs of those affected.

The United Nations remains ready to support the relief efforts.

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