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Affected countries: Kyrgyzstan
On 3 May 2017, an earthquake of 5.9 magnitude occurred in northern and central-northern Tajikistan near the border with Kyrgyzstan (at a depth of 10 kms), with the epicenter being 120 kilometers away from the city of Batken and 192 kilometers from the city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan. Several…
Affected countries: Kyrgyzstan
An earthquake with 6.7 magnitude struck the Osh Province/Oblast of Kyrgyzstan on 17 November 2015, causing a wide range of damage in six districts of the province – Kara-Suu, Alay, Ozgon, Kara-Kulja, Aravan and Chong-Alay. The epicenter was registered in the Alai District. According to the…
Affected countries: Kyrgyzstan
Since December 2012, Kyrgyzstan has been experiencing unusually cold weather with heavy snowfall. The temperatures are the lowest in 76 years, with minus 30-35 degrees Celsius in the northern part of the country. On 18 Dec, a state of emergency was declared in Bishkek city. 16 people have died and…
Affected countries: Kyrgyzstan
In 2011/2012, Kyrgyzstan experienced a harsh winter with unusually low temperatures, heavy snowfall and high precipitation, which exceeded the annual average by 2-2.5 times. Melting snow and heavy rains caused mudflows and flash floods across the country. Food stocks, home properties, livelihoods…
Affected countries: Kyrgyzstan
On 3 June 2010, heavy rainfall caused serious mudslides in southern Kyrgyzstan, affecting 8,350 people (1,670 households) in the Jalalabat and Osh regions. Houses, roads, cultivated lands and dams were destroyed or damaged. The most seriously affected villages were Akman and Suzak, with 1,205…