The United Nations stands in solidarity with the people and Government of Trinidad and Tobago as they confront the impact of ongoing rain and floods. It extends its sympathies to all who have been affected and pledges its support in the country’s recovery efforts.
The United Nations commends the Government for its prompt and committed response to this emergency, and its management of the situation. Currently, United Nations agencies in Trinidad and Tobago are collaborating with their line ministries providing technical advice, identifying areas needing immediate attention, and developing strategies for longer-term relief and recovery. These agencies are further prepared to scale-up their tangible support and practical assistance; to this end, they are liaising with non-governmental and other intergovernmental organisations to share expertise and identify areas for cooperation.
The United Nations will continue these efforts as long as required and stands ready to mobilise all additional, available, resources that may be needed in support of action to address this emergency.
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