India Floods, Climate Crisis in Southern Africa & other topics

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

Highlights

- India Floods
- Resident Coordinators
- Southern Africa
- Djibouti
- Libya
- Southeast Asia/Refugees
- International Day of older persons

India Floods

In a statement issued yesterday afternoon, the Secretary-General said he was saddened by the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property due to monsoon rains and associated flooding in India. He extended 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.

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