Tajikistan

12 June 2014

Tajikistan: Awareness campaign reaching new heights

Passengers on East Air flights from Tajikistan to Russia will now receive information on tuberculosis prevention and treatment as well as legal issues related to being a migrant worker.
Tajikistan: overcoming trauma after an earthquake
1 March 2013

Tajikistan: overcoming trauma after an earthquake

By Abdulfattoh Shafiev in Tajikistan Five-year-old Mohira is still afraid to go outside in the mornings and is even too frightened to open the front door. The memory of a terrifying experience has stayed with her until today. On 13 May 2012, a powerful 5.7 earthquake hit eastern Tajikistan; Mohira’s village was near the epicenter and the most affected. More than 200 homes were destroyed or...
Red Crescent Youth volunteers promote positive attitudes towards people living with HIV
1 December 2011

Red Crescent Youth volunteers promote positive attitudes towards people living with HIV

Iso Azonov, a young volunteer of the Red Crescent of Tajikistan and first-year student at the Tajik National University, tries to play his role convincingly in front 400 students and teachers from the Pedagogical University of Tajikistan.
A lifeline for the elderly in Tajikistan’s capital
21 October 2011

A lifeline for the elderly in Tajikistan’s capital

At the entrance of an anonymous building in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, we meet Baba Valya, a 76-year-old woman who is coming back from the grocery store empty handed.
Providing the source of life
11 August 2011

Providing the source of life

In many areas of the world, access to basic health care is limited and a lack of clean water and adequate sanitation exposes children to serious, but preventable, illnesses.
Red Crescent in action as mudslides hit Tajikistan
14 June 2011

Red Crescent in action as mudslides hit Tajikistan

By Joe Lowry Floods and mudslides are causing havoc in one of Central Asia’s most disaster-prone countries, and the local Red Crescent is at the forefront of the response. Heavy rains at the weekend, and continuing thunder and hailstorms have caused at least one fatality and affected infrastructure in remote regions. Several villages have been inundated by mudslides, destroying houses and...
Tajikistan: Red Crescent responds to worst disaster in over a decade
10 June 2010

Tajikistan: Red Crescent responds to worst disaster in over a decade

Torrential rain, snow, avalanches, floods, mudslides, rock flows and landslides: they were all thrown at Tajikistan this spring.
Tajikistan: volunteers help government tackle polio outbreak
28 May 2010

Tajikistan: volunteers help government tackle polio outbreak

About 400 volunteers from the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan, with the support of the International Federation, are currently involved in a government-led national vaccination and communication campaign after a polio outbreak was confirmed in the Cent
6 January 2010

Tajikistan: Earthquake in the Pamir mountains affects over 6,000 people

Gishkhun is one of 20 villages in the mountains of central Tajikistan that was seriously damaged by a magnitude 5.
15 July 2009

Tajikistan: recovering from mudslides and floods

The tent camp set up in Khuroson, in south-east Tajikistan, is full of life as villagers struggle to recover after their homes were buried under a metre-thick layer of mud earlier this year.
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