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Tajikistan : Cold Wave : 2007/12/01
GLIDE: CW-2008-000015-TJK  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/12/01
Country
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District
Tajikistan
Name Cold Wave
Outline Tajikistan, paralysed by the coldest winter in decades, asked for emergency international aid on 6 February 2008 to help it survive an energy crisis which has left millions of people without power and heating.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA 2008/02/15
    Abnormally cold weather conditions in Tajikistan, causing heavy snowfall and frozen rivers, have damaged water and electrical supply systems and isolated mountain villages. The health, lives and livelihoods of 2 million Tajiks have been affected by this compound crisis and require urgent assistance.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/02/08
    Tajikistan, paralysed by the coldest winter in decades, asked for emergency international aid on 6 February 2008 to help it survive an energy crisis which has left millions of people without power and heating.