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06 Jun 2016 description

A list of Murgab Earthquake related assistance provided through REACT can be found at the end of the Bulletin.   

GOVERNMENT AND OTHERS DELIVER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE TO MOST AFFECTED HOUSEHOLDS

13 Dec 2015 description

A regular meeting of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan today morning was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Head of Government of the country, Emomali Rahmon.

The purpose of this meeting was to examine the ways to address the consequences of the earthquake in Badakhshan Region.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda reported on the victims and the devastation caused by the earthquake, and the operational measures.

13 Dec 2015 description

A governmental commission has been created this morning following the consequences of the earthquake in Badakhshan Region under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister Azim Ibrohim.

The structure of the commission included the first heads of the ministries of transport, health and social protection, the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, Agency for State Material Reserves, other ministries and departments.

09 Oct 2015 description

A monthly summary of activities by REACT members in Tajikistan

NEW TECHNOLOGY INCREASES MONITORING & EVALUATION EFFICIENCY IN THE FIELD

05 Oct 2015 description
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GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

According to long-term observations, in September 2015 a risk of an emergency caused by weather is weak.
Rains at lower elevations and snow at higher elevation are possible. In September it is also possible the occurrence of frost in mountainous and foothill areas.

WEATHER

25 Sep 2015 description

A monthly summary of activities by REACT members in Tajikistan

FIFTH MEETING OF THE SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION IN TAJIKISTAN ON EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

The fifth meeting of the heads of government authorities responsible for the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations in the border regions of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states was held in Khujand Province, Tajikistan, from 20 to 21 August 2015.

31 Aug 2015 description

Tajikistan experienced critical flooding across the country in mid-July 2015. High temperatures led to rapid melting of glaciers and snow fields triggering mudflows in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) and the Direct Rule Districts (DRD). The disasters claimed the lives of seven people. Damage to housing, irrigation and energy infrastructure, major transport routes and social facilities in affected locations resulted in an estimate of 100 million USD in losses as per the initial Government assessment.

19 Aug 2015 description
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GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In August 2015, according to long-term observations, a risk of an emergency caused by mudflows and floods in the basins of the Vakhsh and Panj due to melting glaciers will continue if anomalously high temperatures in mountainous areas still take place.

WEATHER

24 Jul 2015 description

GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In July 2015, according to long-term observations, there is a risk of an emergency caused by high temperatures, mudflows and rise of water levels in the basins of the Panj, Vakhsh, Zarafshon, Isfarinka, Varzob, Gund, Shirkent, Karatogh, Khanaka, Kofarnihon, Syr Darya Rivers in July 2015.

WEATHER

19 Jun 2015 description
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GENERAL TRENDS NATURAL HAZARDS

In June 2015, according to long-term observations, there is very a high risk of an emergency caused by mudflows and landslides, heavy rains, and floods. There is a heightened risk of mudflow hazards throughout the Republic, and floods are possible in the basins of Vakhsh, Kofarnihon, Varzob, Shirkent, Karatogh,Yokhsu, Kyzylsu Rivers.

WEATHER

21 May 2015 description

GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In May 2015, according to long-term observations, there is very a high risk of an emergency caused by mudflows and landslides, heavy rains, and floods. There is a heightened risk of mudflow hazards throughout the Republic, and floods are possible in the basins of Vakhsh, Kofarnihon, Varzob, Shirkent, Karatogh, Yokhsu, Kyzylsu Rivers.

WEATHER

28 Apr 2015 description

GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In April 2015, according to long-term observations, there is very a high risk of an emergency caused by mudflows and landslides, heavy rains, and floods. There remains danger of snowfalls and frosts, as well of avalanches.

WEATHER

16 Apr 2015 description

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, Fayzobod district. The landslide occurred on 3 rd of April 2015, at approximately 13:10 PM. Its volume was estimated at 175000m3 . The affected area located 40-45 km from Dushanbe, 20 km from Vahdat City and 18 km from the center of Fayzobod District.

Damage Information

06 Apr 2015 description

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).

20 Mar 2015 description

GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In March 2015, according to long-term observations, there is a risk of an emergency caused by snowfall, frost, rain, rock falls, avalanches, landslides, and possible mudflows and floods.
WEATHER Temperatures in March 2015 will be within the norm and in some places 1 0С below the climatic norm throughout the country. Monthly precipitation is expected to be within the norm throughout the country.

ENERGY SECURITY

26 Feb 2015 description

I. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Small Country/Multiple Risks

The 7 million people in Tajikistan face:

• Recurrent small disasters (866 deaths and $307 million in damage from 1997 to 2007) arising from geophysical and climatologic hazards;

• A good likelihood of a catastrophic earthquake in the coming decades, and

• A continuation of the compound crisis which, not being effectively addressed in the developmental context, places an additional and unusual burden on humanitarian actors involved in Tajikistan.

24 Feb 2015 description
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GENERAL TRENDS

NATURAL HAZARDS

In February 2015, according to long-term observations, there is a risk of an emergency caused by snowfall, frost and avalanches. There is a low risk of debris flow in the lower elevations of DRD and in Khatlon Province.

WEATHER

27 Jan 2015 description

OSCE AND UNDP PROVIDE TRAINING FOR AARHUS CENTRES AND ENVIRONMENTAL NGOs IN TAJIKISTAN ON RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

26 Jan 2015 description

GENERAL TRENDS NATURAL

HAZARDS

In January 2015, according to long-term observations, there is a risk of an emergency caused by snowfall, frost and avalanches.

WEATHER

Temperatures in January will be 1-2 0C above the norm in Khatlon and Sughd Provinces and in lower elevations of DRD. Temperatures will be 2-3 0C above the long-term averages in GBAO and higher elevations of DRD. Monthly precipitation is expected to be less than normal throughout the country.

ENERGY SECURITY

31 Dec 2014 description

FIRST MEETING OF THE REGIONAL MONITORING AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IN TAJIKISTAN

On 4 November 2014 the first working group meeting of the Khatlon Province Regional Monitoring and Early Warning System (RMEWS) was held in Kurgan-Tyube with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) and the UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme in Tajikistan (DRMP).