Landslide in Fayzobod district, Direct Rule Districts, Tajikistan Situation report No 1 - 6 April 2015

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Situation Overview

Heavy rains on 28 March – 2 April of 2015 in Tajikistan triggered a landslide in Khanjar gorge of Sholipoya area in Yakkabedi village. The landslide occurred on 3rd of April 2015, at approximately 13:10 PM. Its volume was estimated at 175000m3.

Khanjar gorge of Sholipoya area is located in Yakkabedi village, Mehrobodi Jamoat, Fayzobod District of Direct Rule Districts (western Tajikistan, 40-45 km from Dushanbe, 20 km from Vahdat City and 18 km from the center of Fayzobod District).