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23 May 2017 description
The campaign targeted almost two million children aged 1–9 years in the country. The outbreak, which began in May 2016, has resulted in more than 400 confirmed cases to date.
15 May 2017 description
The trend of sharp increases in new cases is expected to continue. Out of the 48 new cases recorded during week 16 (17-23 April 2017), 96 per cent were un-immunized.
26 May 2016 description
Food, as one of the most critical sectors, has reached all of the affected families in Rudaki District. Discussions are underway to coordinate food support to Panjekent District.
17 May 2016 description
IFRC is gearing up to release emergency funds to support the Tajikistan Red Crescent’s operation. The German Red Cross is also preparing to provide food parcels.
30 Jul 2015 description
As a result of snow melting due to high temperatures, the whole district of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast is affected by floods and mudflow.
27 Jul 2015 description
Flood-hit villagers in a remote, high-mountain region of Tajikistan say their government has been too slow in responding to devastating floods that have left many areas cut off.
29 Jul 2014 description
In the first half of 2014, cross-border tensions continued in the Fergana valley, while multiple disasters hit Tajikistan. Authorities are warning that drought is looming over Kyrgyzstan.
18 Apr 2014 description
Some 427 families have been affected. Local government and Red Cross agencies are mobilizing to conduct search and rescue operations, as well as provide evacuation and cleaning activities.
09 Jul 2013 description
Only 37 per cent of the appeal for assistance to earthquake-affected people has been funded to date. Needs in education, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene remain unmet.
15 Feb 2013 description
Wheat flour prices remain at or close to historic highs in the main and regional markets of the country.
08 Feb 2013 description
Last year’s loss of hundreds of livestock left numerous families in Murgab District without any income and unable to buy heating fuel and warm clothes to prepare for winter.
08 Jan 2013 description
Frequent small to medium-scale emergencies raged through the region in 2012, inflicting the most damage on rural households. Support from humanitarian and development partners was often necessary to help affected people back onto their feet, learn from the disaster and better prepare for future shocks.
14 Dec 2012 description
Second Environmental Performance Review of Tajikistan highlights lack of access to clean water and sanitation and need for improved waste management Access to clean water and improved sanitation and waste management remain some of the most pressing environmental challenges for Tajikistan according...
29 Oct 2012 description
Almaty, 23 October 2012 – Between 1 July and 30 September humanitarian funding to the Caucasus and Central Asia decreased threefold compared to the funding received during the previous quarter, according to the regional humanitarian funding update prepared by the Regional UNOCHA Office for the...
10 Apr 2012 description
CHF 92,711 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan in delivering immediate assistance to some 156 households (936 people) and to replenish the emergency stocks. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are...
10 Nov 2011 description
An analysis of the data from household surveys in rural Tajikistan in July 2011 shows that 29.1% of children are stunted and 12.5% are wasted. Malnutrition among children was found to be more pronounced than in previous assessment rounds. The data were collected through the country’s Food Security...