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Tajikistan: Earthquake - Jan 2010

Status
Past
Countries
Tajikistan
Disaster types
Earthquake

On 2 January 2010, an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit 23 villages in Yazgulyam and Vanj jamoats of Vanj district and affected 958 households. Aftershocks increased the number of fully destroyed houses from 98 to 162, affecting 1,134 residents. (IFRC, 18 Aug 2010)

IFRC funds were allocated on 6 January 2010 (IFRC, 6 Jan 2010). The operation was implemented over four months and completed by 5 May 2010. (IFRC, 2 Jun 2010)