Kerala Flood; UN chief express sadness

by International | 18-08-2018 | 1120 views

Jeneeva: UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered Kerala. Asked if India had asked for UN assistance, he said the world body has not received any direct request from the Indian Government for aid and added, "As you know, India has quite a well-operated machinery to deal with natural disasters but of course our country team I was in touch with our Resident Coordinator today they're following closely and they're in touch with partners on the ground," he said.

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