New York

07 February 2021

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on India

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the reported loss of life and dozens missing following the glacier burst and subsequent flooding in Uttarakhand state, India, on Sunday. The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of India. 
The United Nations stands ready to contribute to ongoing rescue and assistance efforts if necessary.
Stéphane Dujarric
Spokesman for the Secretary-General