Duncan Releases Statement on Mudslides in Colombia

Apr 3, 2017 Issues: Foreign Affairs

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, released the following statement after mudslides in Colombia killed over 250 people this weekend:

“I offer my deepest condolences to the Colombian people following the tragic mudslides this weekend in Mocoa. Such devastation is heartbreaking, and the United States shares in the grief felt by so many Colombians. I am committed to helping Colombia recover from this horrific disaster, and I am praying for President Santos and the first responders to have wisdom to care for the needs of the Colombian people and for the victims’ families to find peace in this time."