Disasters

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  • 7 Aug 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank August 1 approved $11.5 Million USD additional loan financing to the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project (CAHMP), supporting improved hydrometeorological services in The Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan,
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week urged Central Asian nations to forge a consensus on management of shared water resources. In his opening remarks at a high-level international conference on “Implementation of the
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Uzbekistan Water in Central Asia’s longest river, the Syr Darya, is too polluted even to use for irrigation purposes, according to new findings from the South Kazakhstan State University. Researchers from the university carried out a three
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Folio The Government of Tajikistan announced on Friday, 6th of February that it will host a high level international conference on international water issues from the 9th-11th of June in Dushanbe. One of the most pressing global issues that no
  • 16 Jan 2015- 10:41 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Cistran Finance The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) published a video detailing their rehabilitation of Tajikistan’s Qairokkum Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) and Dam on Tuesday. Approximately $75 million will be invested in
  • 20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit western Iran on August 18th, 36 kilometers from the city of Abdanan, Ilam province, knocking out the city’s water, electricity and telephone lines. Officials rushed to send in water supplies as part of the
  • 13 May 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Shanghai Daily The torrential rains in southeastern Tajikistan over the weekend have brought huge losses to the area, severely damaging houses, roads, bridges, electricity lines, water supply system and arable lands. The committee of emergency
  • 7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tensions over “water supply and fair distribution of water resources in the region of Central Asia” have been aggravated in recent years, and “immediate measures should be applied to reconsider the existing bilateral and multilateral
  • 17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Uzbekistan last week, the two countries signed $15 billion USD worth of contracts on investment and cooperation, including several million dollars in further Chinese grants and loans
  • Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon detailed what he said were the five main water management problems facing Central Asia during this week’s Second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  • The governments of Tajikistan and Iran are reviving plans to start a major water pipeline project to transport water from Tajikistan to Iran via Afghanistan.
  • Central Asian officials, NGOs and multilateral financing institutions will discuss Tajikistan’s massive and controversial Roghun hydropower project at the Second Meeting of Stakeholders and Civil Society on November 7.

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