In response to the collapse of a dam in southern Ukraine, causing large-scale flooding, Ukrainian President Zelensky asked the international community for support on the 7th. FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has warned that the collapse of the dam has caused significant damage to crops and is likely to affect food security.
President Zelensky released a video on the 7th over the collapse of the dam of the Kahouka hydroelectric power plant in Kherson Oblast, southern Ukraine, causing large-scale flooding, revealing that more than 2000,<> people have been rescued so far.
However, speaking of the Russian-controlled area in Kherson Oblast, he said: "The situation is truly catastrophic: there is no rescue, no drinking water, no food. There is no medical activity and we don't know how many people will die," he said, strongly criticizing the Russian side for not rescuing civilians.
International organizations such as ICRC = International Committee of the Red Cross need to immediately participate in rescue operations and help people in Russian-controlled areas.
On the other hand, FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has warned that "thousands of hectares of farmland have been flooded and recently planted crops have been severely damaged" and that "food security is likely to be affected."
NATO Secretary General: "Emergency meeting will be held on the 8th"
NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Stoltenberg announced in a post on Twitter on the 7th that an emergency meeting will be held on the 8th over the collapse of a dam in southern Ukraine and large-scale flooding.
In addition, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba also revealed that he had a telephone talk with Secretary General Stoltenberg on the 7th, and "Mr. Stoltenberg promised to provide humanitarian assistance within the framework of NATO."