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Affected countries: Tajikistan
Heavy rains and strong winds on 26 June 2017 lasting for an hour (between approx. 16:30-17:30) have resulted in a mudflow in Amondara village, Panjakent district (Sughd Province) of Tajikistan. According to the results of the rapid assessment, conducted on 27 June by the Governmental Emergency…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
The measles epidemic in Tajikistan started in April 2017 gradually spreading out of Rudaki district to the capital city of Dushanbe and the surrounding districts as well as Khatlon oblast. In mid-April 2017, 263 registered cases of measles were reported, out of which 157 were laboratory confirmed…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
The 9 May 2016 mudflows that killed at least four people in Sughd Province continued throughout 11-12 May and affected an additional eight districts countrywide. The most affected districts as a result of mudflows over the period of 9-12 May remain Panjekent (Sughd Province) and Rudaki (Direct…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
As the result of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Gorno-Badakhshan on December 7, at least two people have been trapped and killed under the rock falls, and more than 14 have been injured. (RAPID, 9 Dec 2015) According to figures from the Committee of Emergency Situations, the number of…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
Prolonged torrential rains caused a number of floods and mudslides between 11 and 13 May 2015 in Khatlon province and Hoit administrative center of the Rasht valley of Tajikistan. According to the rapid assessment results received from the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense and the…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
Already vulnerable communities in rural areas of Tajikistan were subjected to a series of floods, mudflows and mudslides between 11 Apr and mid-May 2014 (OCHA, 30 Jun 2014). Heavy rains on 11-12 Apr caused floods and landslides in Vose, Shurobod, and Hamadony districts and in Kulob city in the…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
Temperatures dropping from minus 35 to minus 55 degrees Celsius and heavy snowfall isolated several villages in Murgab District of Badakshan Province of Tajikistan starting on 20 Jan 2013 for several weeks. Blocked roads, power shortages and broken communication lines made it almost impossible to…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
A 5.7 Richter scale earthquake struck Rasht valley in the eastern part of Tajikistan on 13 May 2012. It affected three districts of Nurobod, Rasht and Tavildara (at least 33 villages), killing two and affecting more than 2,531 people. According to preliminary assessments, some 86 houses were…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
Tajikistan has been experiencing its harshest winter in 50 years with unusually low temperatures and heavy snowfall. More than 155 natural disasters in the form of floods, earthquakes and avalanches were registered between February and April 2012, affecting more than 5,500 people. (IFRC, 10 April…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
As a result of heavy rains on 11-12 June 2011, floods hit Sughd province in the northern part of Tajikistan, affecting 7 villages in 3 districts of the province (IFRC, 16 Jun 2011). Useful Links UN in Tajikistan REACT June 2011 disasters
Affected countries: Tajikistan
On 2 January 2010, an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit 23 villages in Yazgulyam and Vanj jamoats of Vanj district and affected 958 households. Aftershocks increased the number of fully destroyed houses from 98 to 162, affecting 1,134 residents. (IFRC, 18 Aug 2010) IFRC funds were…
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Since its emergence in April 2009, pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus affected all parts of the world, causing the first influenza pandemic since 1968. Following the observation that 1 or 2 epidemic periods had occurred in most countries and in most WHO Regions, WHO declared on 10 Aug 2010 that…