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Flood: UN ready to help South and South-East Asia

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United Nations, Jul 17 : The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness “over the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property” caused by heavy monsoonal rains and flooding across South and South-East Asia – most notably in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.

He extends his condolences and solidarity to the families of the victims, to the Governments and people of the affected countries and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. The UN “stands ready to work with the authorities in the affected countries as they respond to the humanitarian needs resulting from this ongoing monsoon season”, he concluded. (UNi)