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Tajikistan: Flood: 2018/5/16
|Country or District||Tajikistan|
|Outline||Heavy and prolonged rains on 16-21 May caused floods around Tajikistan. The most significant damage occurred in the Farkhor and Panj districts of Khatlon province in southern Tajikistan. Flooding and the consequent mudslides caused significant damage to the buildings, roads and harvest.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Heavy and prolonged rains on 16-21 May caused floods in the southern part of Tajikistan affecting 9 villages in 2 districts of Khatlon Province. According to the results of the rapid assessment conducted by the Government Emergency Response Commission and the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan (CoES) between 17 and 26 May, at least 6 people were killed, 1,145 households (5,725 people) were heavily affected, infrastructure objects were damaged or destroyed in Farkhor and Panj districts of Khatlon Province.