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Tajikistan: Flood: 2009/04/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/04/24
Country or District Tajikistan
Event Type Flood
Outline Unusually powerful mudslides have killed at least 18 people in the Central Asian republic of Tajikistan in May, the emergencies ministry said on 12 May 2009.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No.1
Continuous heavy rains throughout the country since 21 April 2009 have caused floods and mud flows in more than 25 districts, killing more than 21 people.

Reuters AlertNet 2009/05/12
The emergencies ministry said 18 people, including seven children, have died in separate landslides and avalanches over the last two weeks in the country.

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/05/12
Tajikistan: Flood (as of 8 May 2009)


International Charter 2009/05/14
Landslide in Tajikistan