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Tajikistan: Flash Flood: 2005/05/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/05/12
Country or District Tajikistan
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Torrential rains in mid-May caused extensive damage in several districts in Tajikistan, destroying scores of houses, transportation infrastructure and crops, Emergency Ministry's officials said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Relief Web 2005/05/18
In the Jamoats of Lohur and Guliston in Rudaki district (33 km south of Dushanbe), 55 households (446 people) are affected in the villages Lohur, Tubek, Tailanobod and Jangiobod. Eight houses were destroyed and eight households (78 people) were evacuated to a school in the rayon centre. The most affected Jamoat in Rudaki district is Guliston.

IRIN News 2005/05/12
According to the emergency ministry, more than 660 houses and 12 km of roads were destroyed by flooding, as well as 320 hectares of cotton and other crops. Half a dozen bridges have been washed away along with electricity pylons and telegraph poles.

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OCHA Relief Web 2005/05/18
Tajikistan map illustrating flood-affected areas.