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UN commends govt for quick flood relief
August 12, 2006 17:50 IST
The United Nations stands ready to offer any assistance required by the Indian government to support the national response to the disaster, he said.
Expressing condolences to the families of those killed, he commended Indian government on its rapid "search and rescue" operations and establishment of relief camps.
More than 161 people were killed by the floods which affected over six million people.