Australia floods: response from UN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about the danger to life and the destruction of property following the ongoing floods in Queensland, Australia.

flooding in Australia

flooding in Australia

In a statement issued by his spokesman, the Secretary-General stressed the readiness of the United Nations to assist in any way necessary.

Australia is having the worst flooding in decades causing nearly $1 billion in damage as a result of unusually intense monsoon rains over the western Pacific and south-east Asia.


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