Details of Disaster Information


Tajikistan : Flood : 2004/07/13
GLIDE: FL-2004-000055-TJK  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/07/13
Country
   or
District
Tajikistan
Name Flood
Outline Torrential rains accompanied by heavy winds and landslides during 13th and 14th of July have resulted in localized flooding in the Varzob rayon of Tajikistan.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2004/07/19
    The city authorities have reported that the intake systems and distribution networks for water from the Varzob River, the main source of water for Dushanbe, are completely clogged up with mud.
  • Somani News
    Heavy rains have threatened food security in parts of Tajikistan, as the banks of a river burst in an area near the capital, Dushanbe. The flood comes within days after heavy rains killed a child in the southeast of the country over the weekend.
  • IRIN news 2004/07/16
    Floods caused by heavy rains rushed through the Tajik capital Dushanbe on Saturday, damaging hundreds of homes.
  • Eurasianet 2004/07/16
    Nearly two-thirds of Dushanbe has been without running water for two days after heavy rains and mudslides filled the Varzob River with sludge.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/16
    Nearly two-thirds of Dushanbe has been without running water for two days after heavy rains and mudslides filled the Varzob River with sludge.