29 August 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in the United States of America

The Secretary-General is following with great concern the flooding and extensive damage caused by Hurricane Harvey throughout the State of Texas.

The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life and extends his condolences to the Government and people of the United States of America. He wishes those injured a speedy recovery.

The Secretary-General salutes the efforts of first responders and national relief teams.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General