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Tajikistan: Extreme winter conditions DREF Operation Final Report MDRTJ016

Summary: CHF 164,103 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan in delivering immediate assistance to some 2,640 beneficiaries, basically 2,560 residents in 512 households, and additionally 80 people who were either elderly or people with special needs.

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Tajikistan Remote Monitoring Update May 2013

Well distributed spring rains likely to lead to an average to above average wheat harvest

KEY MESSAGES

• Remittances in April 2013 were at a record high for April at 267.6 million U.S. dollars, supported in part by a higher level of outmigration in 2013 which along with seasonally high labor demand, helped support seasonally improving food access.

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Tajikistan Remote Monitoring Update April 2013

Regular spring rainfall has improved harvest prospects

KEY MESSAGES

• Despite high prices for wheat and wheat flour and continued high demand for imported foods, income sources in Tajikistan were seasonally normal or increasing slightly.
Remittances in March 2013 were at a record high for March at 221.8 million U.S. dollars, supported in part by a higher level of outmigration in 2013.

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Tajikistan Remote Monitoring Update March 2013

Regular spring rainfall has improved harvest prospects

KEY MESSAGES

• Despite high prices for wheat and wheat flour and continued high demand for imported foods, income sources in Tajikistan were seasonally normal or increasing slightly. Remittances in February 2013 were at a record high for February at 180.3 million U.S. dollars.

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Global emergency overview snapshot, 18-25 March 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global emergency overview snapshot, 25 February - 4 March 2013

In Central African Republic, an armed faction of the Seleka rebel coalition attacked the northern town of Sido in an apparent breach of the recent peace accord; 1,100,000 people estimated affected.

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GIEWS Country Brief: Tajikistan 25-February-2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Early forecast for winter cereal production is positive

  • The aggregate cereal production in 2012 is close to last year’s level

  • The country depends heavily on cereal imports that remain at a high level in 2012/13 marketing year

  • High food prices are affecting the food security of vulnerable populations

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Global emergency overview snapshot,18-25 February 2013

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Global emergency overview snapshot, 11-18 February 2013

The number of Syrian refugees continued to rise, amounting to a total of 830,675, an increase of around 38,500 newly registered refugees or individuals awaiting registration in a week

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Tajikistan Monitoring & Early Warning Monthly Report, February 2013

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Wheat flour prices remain at or close to historic highs in the main and regional markets of the country.

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Tajikistan: Extreme winter conditions DREF Operation MDRTJ016

Last year’s loss of hundreds of livestock left numerous families in Murgab District without any income and unable to buy heating fuel and warm clothes to prepare for winter.