Damage caused by mudflows to Khatlon province estimated at almost 20 million TJS

June 7, 2018 11:28

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DUSHANBE, 07.06.2018. /NIAT “Khovar”/. Damage caused by mudflows to Khatlon province last month has been estimated at 19.540 million TJS (equivalent to more than 2.1 million USD), Asia-Plus news agency reports citing the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan.

According to the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan, four districts in Khatlon province, namely Panj, Farkhor, Jomi and Vakhsh, were damaged by mudflows last month. Four people were reportedly killed by mudflows in Khatlon province last month: one in Panj district; one in Farkhor district; and two in Vakhsh district.

Panj district was hit the most by natural disasters in May.  Damage caused to the district’s economy by mudflows last month has been estimated 12.2 million TJS.

Mudflows have reportedly destroyed twenty houses in Panj district and six houses in Farkhor district.

June 7, 2018 11:28

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