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Potential collapse of a tailing pit dam, Ukraine

Thursday, 25 February 2010

Type of Event:
Other
Location of Event:
Ivano-Frankisvk region, Ukraine
Date of Charter Activation:
25/02/2010
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNEP/OCHA
Project Management:
UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the event

The territory of the town of Kalush and villages of Kropyvnyk and Sivka-Kalusha in Kalush district of Ivano-Frankisvk region were declared an "ecological catastrophe zone" for a period of 90 days by Presidential decree.

Potential tailing dam collapse: Ivano-Frankivs'ka Region, Kalush, Ukraine

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Potential tailing dam collapse: Ivano-Frankivs'ka Region, Kalush, Ukraine

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Acquired: 01/03/10

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