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10 Mar 2010 description

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

30 Sep 2009 description

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.

Highlights

24 Sep 2009 description

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.

23 Sep 2009 description

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

Current issues

$ 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 …

12 Aug 2009 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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.

21 Jul 2009 description


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.

22 Jun 2009 description

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.

31 May 2009 description

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.

Highlights

21 May 2009 description

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.

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15 May 2009 description

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.