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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 April 2014 on the request of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of the Committee of Emergency Situation and Civil Defence of Tajikistan. 

Heavy rainfall over the weekend of 12-13 of April caused series of landslides and floods that caused severe damages in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan. The landslide occurred during the night, which caused the death of at least 14 people and many are still missing. 

Publishing Date: 17/04/2014

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As a result of heavy rains for over a week, on 21 April at 8 pm local time, a Mud Slide affected Khuroson district, jamoat Ayni, 18th Hizb village in Khatlon province, Kurgantube region.

Source : Glide number


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According to official statement, the death toll in the heat wave sweeping across Orissa has risen to 31 on Monday(11/05/2009, Times of India reported.

Source : Glide number


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On 14 May another mudslide swept away some houses and damaged others in three settlements of the same district as the mudslide on 21 April affecting more than 1,884 people.

Source : Glide number

Unusually powerful mudslides have killed at least 18 people so far in the Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan. According to initial reports, more than 200 houses have been affected.

Source : Charter activation

An 5.3M earthquake in the Pamir mountains of Tajikistan has destroyed hundreds of homes, leaving some 10,000 people without shelter in the dead of winter, officials said (03/01/10).

Source: www.glidenumber.net

As a result of heavy rains on 11 April 2010, rural areas of Tajikistan have been affected by flooding and landslides. Around 18 villages throughout the country have been affected. In total 319 houses (with 1,914 inhabitants) have been damaged, out of which 5 houses totally destroyed. Two people were killed by the floods.

Source: GlideNumber

The torrential rains of 7 May, 2010, caused floods and mudslides in Tajikistan. In total 10 districts were affected in the south regions, of wich Vose, Muminabad, Temurmalik, Baljuvon and Shurabad districts and Kulyab town of Kulyab region, as well as Nurek, J. Rumi, Yovon and Jilikul districts of Kurgan-tube region. According to the preliminary data received from RCST regional branches, the average number of disaster affected residencies in both regions is some 1059 houses (or 6354 people), out of which 179 houses totally destroyed. On the report of RCST staff and volunteers 60 people were killed, but at this stage only 13 people officially reported by the government, 40-50 are missing, 40 hospitalized and 85 injured.

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