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Landslide in Tajikistan

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Type of Event:
Landslide
Location of Event:
Republic of Tajikistan
Date of Charter Activation:
14/05/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UNDP Tajikistan
Project Management:
DLR

Description of the event

Unusually powerful mudslides have killed at least 18 people so far in the Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan. According to initial reports, more than 200 houses have been affected.

 

Mudflow Extent pre- vs. post-disaster Map - Tajikistan - Aini Jamoat, Khuroson District, Khatlon Province

Source: SPOT-V, 2.5 m pixel
Acquired: 06/09/2007, 17/05/2009

Copyright: CNES 2007, 2009 Image processing, map created 20/05/2009 by DLR/ZKI