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Kyrgyz Republic: Cold Wave: 2012/12/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/12/18
Country or District Kyrgyz Republic
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline Since December 2012, Kyrgyzstan is experiencing unusually cold winter with heavy snowfalls and high precipitation level. In the northern part of the country temperatures reached minus 30-35 degree Celsius. On 18 December 2012, a state of emergency situation was claimed in Bishkek city.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2012/12/22
Approximately 1750 households have been affected by the cold wave and urgently need to be provided with humanitarian aid.