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24 Jun 2016 description

Substantial rain returned to Uganda and the Lake Victoria region this past week

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Low and infrequent rainfall since late March has resulted in drought across parts of southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania. The potential for recovery remains unlikely.

  2. Consistently below-normal rainfall over the past 4 weeks has resulted in abnormal dryness for portions of Uganda and western Kenya. This pattern has resulted in low soil moisture and poor vegetation health index values.

21 Jun 2016 description

REACT Tajikistan with support from the Disaster Risk Management Program, UNDP Tajikistan

1. Purpose

This Murgab Earthquake Recovery Framework provides a guide for recovery from the 2015 Murgab earthquake affecting eastern Tajikistan. The Framework incorporates global good practices and is for use by the humanitarian community together with the Government of Tajikistan.

18 Jun 2016 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2016

17 Jun 2016 description

Abnormal dryness in southern Haiti and parts of East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Despite enhanced rain over some areas of the Gulf of Guinea over the past few weeks, low and erratic rainfall during April and May has persisted and led to growing moisture deficits over Liberia and parts of Sierra Leone.

14 Jun 2016 description

A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Murghob district of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) on 7 December 2015 with at least 15 aftershocks of below 5 magnitude the next day. Two people had been killed by rock-falls. Another 14 people sustained severe injuries. 237 residential buildings were fully damaged and 601 houses were partially damaged. 22 schools, four medical points and a local hydro-power station and some roads were destroyed.

10 Jun 2016 description

Increased rainfall to alleviate dryness in areas of West Africa and Central America

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Despite increased rainfall over some areas of the Gulf of Guinea over the past fews weeks, low and erratic rainfall in April and May has led to growing moisture deficits over Liberia and parts of Sierra Leone.

07 Jun 2016 description
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GENEVA (7 June 2016) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, today expressed his dismay at the lengthy sentences imposed on 2 June 2016 on the leadership of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT).

The deputy party heads, Saidumar Husaini and Muhammad Hayit were sentenced to life imprisonment. According to reports, eleven other high-ranking officials were sentenced to jail terms ranging from 2 to 28 years.

07 Jun 2016 description

07 June 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The eighth National Platform meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction of Tajikistan was held in the business center “Dushanbe Plaza” on 3 June 2016 with the support of United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan.

06 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • One person, injured as a result of floods/mudflow in Rudaki District, died in local hospital, bringing the total number of killed by the 9-13 May disasters to six in all affected districts.

  • The Government, with support of REACT partners, has addressed most critical needs of the affected population in two severely affected districts.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.

06 Jun 2016 description

Map Information

Since the 9th of May 2016 flooding and mudflows triggered by heavy rains have affected many Sughd Province districts in north-western Tajikistan, with damage to households, roads, bridges, local agriculture and livelihoods being reported. Furthermore, during the 16-18 of May period the latest rainfall episode has reportedly made the situation worse. This activation concerns several lateral valleys along the Zerafshan river in the Panjakent District.