UAE stands in solidarity with Philippines after landslide kills over 90

AFP

The UAE has has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with Philippines after the death toll from a landslide in the southern parts of the country crossed over 90.

Several people are still unaccounted after the landslide struck the town of Maco in the Davao de Oro province on February 6.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) expressed its sincere condolences to the government and people of the Philippines, and to the families of the victims, as well as its wishes for a speedy recovery for all the injured.

Torrential rains have battered Davao de Oro in recent weeks, triggering floods and landslides, and forcing many families to flee their homes.

The US military and the Philippines armed forces have been helping with relief operations for communities affected by the landslide.

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