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Tajikistan: Country faces bleak food outlook

DUSHANBE, 29 January, (IRIN) - Although the WFP emergency food assistance programme targeting 1.13 million vulnerable Tajiks is scheduled to end in June with the arrival of the harvest, lack of...

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Tajikistan: IFRC to begin drought relief operation

ISLAMABAD, 26 January (IRIN) - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies together with its counterpart, the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan, are preparing a large-scale...

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Preparing for drought relief operation in Tajikistan

by Erja-Outi Heino in Dushanbe As thousands of families in northern Tajikistan are struggling to feed their children, the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan is preparing for a large-scale relief...

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Afghanistan + 14 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 3 of 2001

This report includes: (A) El Salvador (B) Mongolia (C) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Pakistan (D) West Africa Coastal: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone (E) DPR Korea (F)...

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Afghanistan + 5 more

Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 16 January

AFGHANISTAN: EIU predicts acute food shortages A report from the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has forecast that Afghanistan, as a result of the drought last year, will suffer from...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Tajikistan: No End In Sight To Afghan Refugees' Misery

By Bruce Pannier Some 13,000 Afghan refugees are now huddled on islands in a river which separates Tajikistan from Afghanistan. The office of the United Nation's High Commissioner for Refugees is...

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Ethiopia + 11 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 1 of 2001

This report includes: (A) Ethiopia (B) Angola (C) Sudan (D) Burundi (E) West Africa Coastal a) Guinea 2) Sierra Leone 3) Liberia (F) FYRo Macedonia (G) West and Central Asia 1) Afghanistan 2)...

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Guinea + 15 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 50 of 2000

This report includes: (A) West Africa Coastal: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia (B) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Georgia, (5) Armenia (C) Great...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Afghanistan: Sealed Tajik border prompts aid in situ

ISLAMABAD, 14 December (IRIN) - Unable to convince the Tajik authorities to open the border for over 10,000 displaced people stranded on islands in the Panj river, relief agencies have had no option...

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Kazakhstan + 2 more

Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 14 December

PAKISTAN: Sharif pardon invokes harsh criticism Pakistan's religious parties bitterly criticised Pakistan's military rulers as former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was pardoned and exiled to Saudi...

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Afghanistan + 3 more

Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 7 December

TURKMENISTAN: Earthquake rocks coastal communities An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked coastal communities along the Caspian Sea on Wednesday night, Turkmenistan government...

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan: bracing for winter after drought

Today the sun is shining on Pagranichnik, a tumbledown jumble of mud-brick houses on the edge of Tajikistan, just a stone's throw from the Afghan border. Its name means, literally, "border guard"...

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Summer Woes Linger into Tajikistan Winter

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports Winters in the mountainous former Soviet republic of Tajikistan are notoriously harsh - due especially to economic...

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Tajikistan + 1 more

Tajikistan: Residents face harsh winter, despite energy plans

Islamabad, 28 November (IRIN) - Despite international efforts to rehabilitate the ailing Tajik energy sector, current shortages of gas, coal and electricity are forcing people to take desperate...

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Tajikistan + 1 more

Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 24 November

TAJIKISTAN: US pledges food for winter distribution The US Agency for International Development has pledged US $10.4 million worth of grain to Tajikistan to help overcome the effects of drought that...

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Kazakhstan + 3 more

Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 20 November

TAJIKISTAN: Red Cross warns of starvation danger The Red Cross warned on Monday of impending death by malnutrition and cold if humanitarian appeals for additional aid went unheeded. Tajikistan was in...

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