Tajikistan: Floods - May 2009
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- OCHA: Central Asia and South Caucasus regions: Emergencies for which Governments requested international assistance (2007 - 2012). 7 Nov 2012
- UN GA: Central Emergency Response Fund - Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/327). 24 Aug 2009
- WHO: World: Financing of WHO's Emergency Activities (as of 04 Dec 2009). 4 Dec 2009
- USAID: USAID/OFDA PROTECTION SECTOR UPDATE - JUNE 2010. 8 Jun 2010
- USAID: Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia Humanitarian Assistance in Review, 2000 - 2009. 13 Apr 2010
At a glance
- Likelihood of spring hazards deemed high
- Food security improved in Zeravshan $1.5 million for better health in crisis
- Strengthening Search & Rescue in Tajikistan
The Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) provides a seasonal snapshot of food security in rural Tajikistan by collecting and analyzing data from 665 households, 900 mothers and caregivers, 600 children and 475 key informants every three months.
The FSMS can also alert stakeholders to incidents of critical food insecurity requiring short-term interventions. More details on the exact methodology can be found in annexes.
Assessment date/time: 22-23 September 2009
Reported by: REACT Rasht partners, RCST/IFRC Disaster Management Team
Team composition: CoES, GAA, UNWFP, UNDP, Mercy Corps, Global Partners, OSCE, Heads of Jamoat and villages
Location(s) visited: Shohindara village, Jamoat Rahim-zade, Rasht district
Assessment methodology: interviews with local authorities, direct observation, photo documentation
I. Situation overview
Heavy raining on 22nd of September 2009, starting at 10.30 a.m.
At a glance
- 460 million plunge in Tajikistan's income
- Early freeze hits potatoes in Rasht valley
- 11,000 people sensitized on diarrhea prevention in Sughd and Rasht valley
- 3,000 children at risk in school
- 390,000 people still severely food insecure
$ 460 million plunge in Tajikistan's income
According to media reports, Ghulomjon Bobozoda, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, said that Tajikistan's income had dropped by $ 460 million over the first eight months of this year compared to last year, due to a drop in the …
The floods and mudflows which struck 40 districts in Tajikistan in April and May of this year left 26 people dead, displaced well over 3,000, and negatively impacted on thousands more. Over 2,000 houses, hospitals, schools and other buildings were severely damaged or left in an unusable condition. Immediate relief efforts were undertaken by the Government of Tajikistan, assisted by international partners, both through REACT and bilateral donors.
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The organisations participating in the Mid-Year Review of the 2009 Humanitarian Food Security Appeal for Tajikistan agree that, despite national and international efforts, the humanitarian situation in Tajikistan remains severe. Multiple negative effects of the global economic and financial crises on the Tajik economy, combined with significant damage caused by natural disasters over the past year, have undermined ongoing efforts to improve the humanitarian situation.
GLIDE Nos. MS-2009-000083-TJK, FL-2009-000095-TJK, MS-2009-000099-TJK
Period covered by this Ops Update: 22 May to 10 June 2009.
This Food Security Bulletin presents the results of the third round of the Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) conducted in May 2009.
Analyses of trends were based on the Emergency Food Security Assessment (April 2008) and builds on the first (October 2008) and second (January 2009) rounds of the FSMS.
GLIDE n=B0 MS-2009-000083-TJK
This report was issued by RDRA Office for Central Asia, based on information provided by Tajik disaster management coordination system (REACT) and the UN Resident Coordinator Office. It covers the period of 15- 21 May 2009. The next report will be issued on or around 30 of May.
This report was issued by the OCHA RDRA Office for Central Asia, based on information reported by the Tajik disaster management coordination system (REACT) and UN Resident Coordinators office. It covers the period from 21 April to 15 May 2009.