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28 Jun 2002 description

If their country is to have a future, Tajikistan's regional powers must work together to repair an economy devastated by war and natural disasters.

21 Jun 2002 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

20 Jun 2002 description


Appeal Target: CHF 8,903,148 (USD 5.6m I EUR 6.1m)
Period covered: 1 January - 15 May 2002
"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 24.5%

Related Appeals: Europe Central Asia programmes (01.52/2002)

Outstanding needs: CHF 7,417,559 (USD 4.6m I EUR5.1 m)

Update: The Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan (RCST), with Federation assistance, continues to support vulnerable people. The national society is steadily building its capacity to work with those in need. Further donor support is required to maintain this progress.

Operational Developments

07 Jun 2002 description

After three years of drought, torrential rain and locusts have destroyed thousands of acres of crops, heaping more problems on the country's desperate citizens.

07 Jun 2002 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

05 Jun 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

The United Nations Children's Fund today issued a series of updates on emergency donor appeals. The reports detail the humanitarian conditions of countries in crisis for which appeals were launched in the beginning of 2002. Without an immediate infusion of donor aid, UNICEF's capacity to assist children and their mothers will be hindered, several reports reveal. Thier lives are threatened by disease, conflict, hunger and poverty.

31 May 2002 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

29 May 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund


URGENT NEEDS IN THE REHABILITATION OF SCHOOLS, THE PROVISION OF BASIC EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS FOR POOR CHILDREN AND COMBATTING ANAEMIA

24 May 2002 description

AFGHANISTAN: Huge teacher training programme launched

21 May 2002 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2002 - The following project was approved today by the World Bank's Board.
CREDIT AMOUNT: US$13.80 million
TERMS: Grace period = 10 years; Maturity = 40 years

21 May 2002 description

ISLAMABAD, 21 May (IRIN) - Tajikistan will suffer from an acute food shortage of about 300,000 mt this year despite good rains, United Nations officials warned on Tuesday.

17 May 2002 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

14 May 2002 description


BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Economic and Social Council
Substantive session of 2002
New York, 1 - 25 July 2002
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance

General Assembly
Fifty-seventh SessionItem 21 (a) of the preliminary list
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

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13 May 2002 description

ISLAMABAD, 13 May (IRIN) - Thousands of hectares of farmland in northern and southern regions of Tajikistan would be destroyed this year by locusts unless funding to tackle the problem was made available soon, an official from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) told IRIN on Monday.

10 May 2002 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

10 May 2002 description

Original source of the map iri.columbia.edu.
Affected countries: Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan.

03 May 2002 description

TAJIKISTAN: EC announces US $9 million for drought victims