Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on India Floods
New York, 24 June 2013
The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life, and the damage to homes and infrastructure in India as a result of the torrential floods in the northern state of Uttarakhand over the last week. He extends his sincere condolences to the people and Government of India, especially the families of those who have died, been injured or otherwise affected in this disaster.
The Secretary-General welcomes the swift response by the National and State Disaster Management authorities. The United Nations stands ready to lend its assistance to emergency recovery and rebuilding efforts if needed.
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