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20 Oct 2008 description

Following the devastating earthquakes in Qumsangir, southern Tajikistan in July 2006, in which many homes and community buildings were seriously damaged, FOCUS provided humanitarian support through the provision of immediate relief. Immediate recovery efforts by the Government primarily focused on the reconstruction of homes. Following an assessment in summer of 2007 with the Government of Tajikistan and the District Government of Qumsangir, FOCUS spearheaded a long-term rehabilitation project of the Firuza Kindergarten, which had been badly damaged by the earthquake.

31 Aug 2008 description

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TAJIKISTAN

FOCUS completes rehabilitation of earthquake-devastated kindergarten in Qumsangir

Following the devastating earthquakes in Qumsangir, southern Tajikistan in July 2006, in which many homes and community buildings were seriously damaged, FOCUS provided humanitarian support through the provision of immediate relief. Immediate recovery efforts by the Government primarily focused on the reconstruction of homes.

07 Apr 2008 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programme summary

The security situation in the country has deteriorated steadily over the two years, leading to some decreased implementation rate of the programmes, and consequently support from the partners also declined over the two years in some areas.

Due principally to these factors, the disaster management (DM) programme budget was revised down almost 40 per cent in 2006-2007.

04 May 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/06 to 31/12/06 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

06 Feb 2007 description

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Following the fall of the Taliban in November 2001 the international community has made a huge commitment to Afghanistan. In terms of aid, at international conferences at Tokyo (2002) and Berlin (2004) donors pledged USD 14,400,000,000 for reconstruction 2002 - 2006, of which USD 3,800,000,000 from the European Union, including over EUR 1 billion allocated by the European Commission.

02 Feb 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

06 Oct 2006 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief

Period covered by this update: 11 August to 6 October 2006.

History of this Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)-funded operation:

30 Sep 2006 description

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

20 Sep 2006 description

(New York: 20 September 2006): The United Nations agencies, Tajik Red Crescent Society, and other humanitarian partners working in Tajikistan appealed yesterday for $1 million to cover the remaining urgent needs of the population affected by two earthquakes, which struck the southern district of Qumsangir on 29 July 2006.

19 Sep 2006 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    This appeal is intended to cover the urgent remaining needs of the population affected by two earthquakes, which hit the southern district of Qumsangir in Tajikistan on the 29th of July

  2. A total of 1,083 houses have been fully damaged and more than 1,500 have been partially damaged. A total of 21,000 people had lived in these fully and partially affected houses.

    The UN Country Team and the international community have been effective in meeting urgent, sector specific needs, especially in health, water and sanitation, and education.

19 Sep 2006 description


Ref: 2006/0196

OCHA Situation Report No.3
Tajikistan - Earthquake

This situation report is an update of the situation since the earthquakes in Qumsangir on 29th July. This is an appeal for funds to cover needs, which, if not addressed, could lead to serious humanitarian consequences at the onset of the winter season. It is based on information provided to OCHA by the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan. Interested donors can contact the Resident Coordinator’s office: Mr. William Paton at 992-372-210679/210670, william.paton@undp.org

31 Aug 2006 description

ASIA

INDONESIA -CENTRAL JAVA AND YOGYAKARTA - EARTHQUAKE AND MT MERAPI VOLCANO

On 27 May, an earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter scale struck Yogyakarta Province. The epicentre was approximately 37.2 km south of Yogyakarta at a depth of 33 kilometres. The most affected districts were Bantul and Kulonprogo south of Yogyakarta. The death toll stands at 5,778. The number of injuries stands at 37,912. 205,888 homes have been completely destroyed.

21 Aug 2006 description
report EurasiaNet

Tajikistan has been shaken by several earthquakes in recent days. The capital Dushanbe escaped with only minor damage after being hit by a moderately powerful tremor. But an earlier quake near the Tajik-Afghan border killed three children, damaged roughly 1,300 homes and sparked concern about a possible public health crisis in the disaster zone.

14 Aug 2006 description
report UN Children's Fund

DUSHANBE, 14 August 2006 - Thousands of children will be going back to school in Tajikistan in the first week of September as usual. But for some the start of the school year is in doubt.

The earthquake that rocked Qumsangir, 180 km south of the capital Dushanbe on 29 July has left 5,000 children without classrooms, as 13 of the 44 schools in the area are severely damaged.

UNICEF Representative, Yukie Mokuo visited the affected sites on 8 August alongside Tajikistan's Deputy Prime Minister Mavlonova Khairinisso Yusufovna and Minister of Education Rahmonov Abdujabbor Azizovich.

14 Aug 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

10 Aug 2006 description

TAJIKISTAN (August 10, 2006) - The rapid response by Counterpart International to the earthquake in Tajikistan was made possible by the pre-positioning of emergency supplies in the region, said the head of the organization which has been delivering humanitarian assistance to Central Asia for over a decade.

08 Aug 2006 description

[ This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

07 Aug 2006 description

This situation report is based on information provided to OCHA by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan, the IFRC and media reports.

07 Aug 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries.

06 Aug 2006 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Department for Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and Headquarters.