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11 June 2013 - 11:47amGorno Badakhshan Autonomous Province sits on Tajikistan’s far eastern fringe. It is isolated, sparsely populated and, like most of Tajikistan, highly prone to disasters such as flooding and mudslides. There are very few international organizations present in the area and little attention is paid to...
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...