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Duration2015/07/16 High temperature and rapid snow and glacier melting from 1 to 15 July 2015 triggered mudflows in villages of Shugnan District, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), Tajikistan. The mudflow that occurred on 16 July 2015 caused significant damage to infrastructure and households in the villages. About 10,000 evacuated to safer sites.
Country or DistrictTajikistan

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  • UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2015/08/14
    Mudflow in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) Tajikistan Situation Report # 4 (14 August 2015)
  • UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2015/07/29
    6 people were killed and more than 100 households (78 fully and 22 partially) destroyed as a result of mudflow in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO).
  • IFRC 2015/07/28
    According to the feedbacks and reports received from the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan`s (RCST) response teams, REACT partners and Governmental Emergency Committee sources, up to 929 families (5,401 people) were directly affected: in GornoBadakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) and Rasht Directly Ruled Districts.
  • UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2015/07/27
    One person killed, and 842 people were displaced as a result of mudflow in Rasht and Tajikabad Districts
  • UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2015/07/18
    Water, food and non-food items are among the highest priority needs for about 1,100 affected people.
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