New York

30 September 2019

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on flooding in India

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property due to monsoon rains and associated flooding in India. He extends his condolences and solidarity to the families of the victims, to the Government and people of India and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.
The United Nations stands ready to work with the authorities as they respond to the humanitarian needs resulting from this ongoing monsoon season.