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Earthquake hits drought-affected Tajikistan

From FEDERATION NEWS 04/00 On 31 October, an earthquake struck two villages in the Farkhar district in the southern Kathlon province of Tajikistan. The earthquake, which measured 4.5 on the Richter...

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FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 5/00 - Tajikistan

A severe drought has reduced the 2000 cereal harvest to 236 000 tonnes, down by 47 percent compared to 1999. Output of all other crops, including potatoes, vegetables and cotton have also been...

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Afghanistan + 11 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 44 of 2000

This report includes: (A) Funding situation (B) Palestinian Territory (C) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Georgia, (4) Armenia, (5) Azerbaijan (D) Laos (E) Great Lakes:...

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Tajikistan: Food programme aims to break cyclical crises

ISLAMABAD, 30 October (IRIN) - With over three million people facing food shortages in Tajikistan this year, the World Food Programme (WFP) has called on the resources of the World Bank in a bid to...

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Drought threatens more than one million in Tajikistan

The old men in the city of Shaartuz said that the summer of 2000 was the first time the Kafirnigan river had ever run dry. Shaartuz, just north of the border with Afghanistan, is one of the most...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Drought and instability in Central Asia

Afghanistan Hunger and drought Afghanistan is one of the hungriest countries in the world, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation's annual food security report, released...

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Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 12 October

IRAN: Afghan refugee programme "proceeding positively" The UNHCR and Government of Iran voluntary repatriation and protection screening programme for Afghan refugees was continuing and "proceeding...

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Central Asia: IRIN News Briefs, 10 October

AFGHANISTAN: Over 10,000 displaced in Baghlan A joint UN and NGO mission has found over 10,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan, and 15 to 20 more...

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Tajikistan - Drought OCHA Situation Report No. 3

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0197 OCHA Situation Report No. 3 Tajikistan - Drought 10 October 2000 General Situation 1. Tajikistan, affected by a severe drought, is on the verge of a serious food shortage...

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Afghanistan + 13 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 40 of 2000

This report includes: (A) South-East Asia Floods: Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos (B) DPR Korea (C) West and Central Asia Drought: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Armenia and Georgia (D) Israel / Palestinian...

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Tajikistan: IRIN Focus on Drought

ISLAMABAD, 29 September (IRIN) - The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday announced a major emergency operation intended to help more than one million people in Tajikistan threatened by famine...

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Tajikistan: Drought leads to withering emergency

[Donato Kiniger-Passigli of the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) spent a week travelling through Tajikistan at the end of September in the company of journalists from...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Tajikistan fears refugee influx, but not Taliban attack

Tajik Security Council Secretary Amirqul Azimov said in Moscow on 29 September that an estimated 100,000 fugitives from the ongoing fighting in northern Afghanistan are congregated on the border...

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Afghanistan + 14 more

Health in Emergencies Issue 7, Sep 2000

HIV/AIDS in Complex Emergencies - A Call for ActionDr Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS HIV/AIDS was first discussed in the Security Council in early January 2000 - the first time for a health...

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Afghanistan + 36 more

FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 4, 2000

Rome, September 2000 Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 4, 2000 Highlights Latest indications continue to point to increased cereal output in 2000, although the growth will be lower than...

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