Typhoon Mangkhut
Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland visit the Likhaan Women's Health Centre in Manila, Philippines. via@pm.gc.ca

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA OFFERS CONDOLENCES AFTER TYPHOON MANGKHUT

Canada offers condolences following Typhoon Mangkhut in Philippines and southern China

September 16 2018 – Ottawa, Canada- Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing situation in the Philippines and southern China:

“Our thoughts are with the many people affected by super typhoon Mangkhut, which is causing significant devastation in the Philippines and is now hitting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland southern China. Canada offers its sincerest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who have lost their lives, and we hope for a swift recovery for those injured.

“Canada stands ready to assist as appropriate to help areas affected by the super typhoon.

“In addition to monitoring Global Affairs Canada’s travel advice and advisories, Canadian travellers in the region should monitor news reports and follow the advice of local authorities. While there have been no reports at this time of any Canadians being affected by the typhoon, those requiring emergency consular assistance should contact Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa by calling collect at 1 613 996 8885 or by email at sos@international.gc.ca.”

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