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29 April 2013 - 12:29pmEvery spring, melting snow causes rivers across Kyrgyzstan to break their banks, flooding crops, orchards and homes. More than 3,000 rivers throughout the country pose a serious risk to people living along their banks. The village of Taldyk sits next to the Mashrap-Say River in the south of Kyrgyzstan....
16 October 2012 - 4:55pmWhen Muratbek Koshoev, a Kyrgyz native, joined OCHA’s Regional Office for the Caucasus and Central Asia earlier this year, his country was experiencing an unusually harsh winter and a record number of natural disasters. Heavy snowfall was nearly three times the annual average, and...