UN Secretary-General's Spokesman on flash flooding in Jordan

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life and extensive damage that resulted from the large-scale flash flooding at the Zara Maeen hot springs area near the Dead Sea in Jordan. He wishes to convey his condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of the victims and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.


The United Nations stands ready to support ongoing rescue and relief efforts.