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 Sara Rajabova
Azerbaijan's Emergency Situations Ministry and UNDP has discussed the climate change risks into water and flood management in the Greater Caucasus Region.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry held a seminar regarding this issue on May 21.
The seminar was held in the framework of a joint project on "Integrating Climate Change Risks into Water and Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountainous Communities in the Greater Caucasus Region", between the UNDP and the Ministry.
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 6 / Trend A. Badalova /
The Azerbaijani government has allocated about 60 million manat for reconstruction after the floodling of the Kur and Araz rivers, head of Irrigation and Water Management Ahmad Ahmadzade told media.
He said this amount will be used for operations to strengthen dams.
He said tabout 1-1.5 million manat were allocated for reconstruction over the past 10 years.
"The state operates to prevent floods," he said. "This activity depends on the economic and financial opportunities in the country."