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Tajikistan: Landslide: 2016/05/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/05/09
Country or District Tajikistan
Event Type Landslide
Outline Mudflows as a result of heavy rains and strong winds on 9 May 2016 affected at least 11 districts of Sughd Province in north-western Tajikistan. Three people were killed, and approximately 170 houses were severely damaged, along with public infrastructure and arable land.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/06/03
As of 3 June, the total number of killed by the emergency stands at six people (Aini, Panjakent, Rasht and Rudaki).

UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/05/14
At least four people have been killed as a result of floods or mudflow in Panjekent and Aini districts. An estimated 17,800 people have been directly affected by floods or mudflows in several districts.

UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/05/12
Initial estimates indicate at least 1,200 households are affected in Rudaki District alone, in addition to the 147 households already affected in Panjekent by the 9 May mudflow.

UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/05/10
Mudflows killed at least three people, while damaging more than 147 houses and a number of critical social infrastructure, livelihoods and livestock.

Geographycal Data

UNOCHA, UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/05/14
Map of floods/mudflow of affected districts in Tajikistan (as of 14 May 2016)

UNOCHA, UN Country Team in Tajikistan 2016/05/09
Affected districts in Tajikistan (9 May 2016)