Press Releases

    1 September 2005

    Secretary-General Extends "Sincere Condolences" to Victims of Hurricane Katrina

    NEW YORK, 31 August (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life and large-scale destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina along the United States Gulf Coast.  He extends his sincere condolences to all the victims and their families.

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