UN to assess on damages in 11 districts

Sunday, 22 May 2016 - 8:18


The United Nations has started to assess the damages caused by floods and landslides in 11 districts in the island.

‘The United Nations continues to support the Government in its efforts to respond to the needs on the ground.

‘International NGOs are organizing a joint rapid assessment in 11 districts starting tomorrow to obtain further information on the needs on the ground. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is also helping to strengthen local UN coordination and assist agencies in joint resource mobilization efforts,’ a UN statement said.

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