By Leman Mammadova
The landslide zones in Azerbaijan occur mainly in the southern and north-eastern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, in the north-eastern part of the Lesser Caucasus, in the lower and middle parts of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and the Talish Mountains, in large river basins.
The landslide has been developed from 400-500 meters above sea level to the upper part of the middle hill and along the Caspian Sea.
By Laman Ismayilova
Landslides intensify at the Badamdar zone in the Sabail district of Baku.
According to the results of monitoring of the landslide zone at 21:00 on October 17, the activity at the site continues. Cracks are observed on the edges of the soil of landslide zone .
Note that the rain that started on October 16 increased activity in the Badamdar landslide zone. The rain set in motion the masses of soil. It is expected that the rains will continue.
By Sara Israfilbayova
The number of foreigners arriving in Azerbaijan increased by more than 10 percent.
Head of Azerbaijan’s State Migration Service Vusal Huseynov made the remarks at an event dedicated to the results of the Service’s activities in the first half of this year.
He noted that in the first six months of this year, 827,352 foreigners and stateless persons arrived in Azerbaijan.
“This shows a 10 percent increase in the number of foreigners in the country,” Huseynov said, adding that this figure was 747,107 people in the same period last year.
By Rashid Shirinov
Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) cleared a territory of 281,091 square meters in June, the Agency told Trend on July 3.
During this period, ANAMA’s staff discovered and defused 38 unexploded ordnance (UXOs) and an anti-tank mine. The operations involved 484 members of operational staff, 134 members of administrative personnel and 40 detection dogs.
In June, demining operations were carried out in Absheron, Agjabadi, Agdam, Agstafa, Fuzuli, Khizi, Khojavand, Gazakh, Lankaran, Tartar regions and in Baku, Ganja and Yevlakh.
By Rashid Shirinov
Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Refugees and IDPs and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) will jointly implement a project for internally displaced persons. This was said at the meeting between the Chairman of the State Committee Rovshan Rzayev and the GIZ Director on Azerbaijan Sonia Fontaine on June 4.