Skip to main content

Tajikistan: Floods - May 2018

Disaster types

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. (IFRC, 2 Jun 2018)