Landslide and Mudflow in Tajikistan

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Type of Event Landslide and Mudflow
Location of Event Khatlon Province, Tajikistan
Date of Charter Activation 15 April 2014
Charter Requestor Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of Committee of Emergency Situation and Civil Defence of Tajikistan
Project Management Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Description of the Event

Torrential rain on 12-13 April 2014 caused a series of landslides and floods that damaged or destroyed residential buildings in several villages in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan.

Estimates indicated that at least 14 people were killed, but due to the debris it was difficult to account for everyone and some people are still missing. The landslide occurred at night, leaving residents with little or no warning of the disaster.

The districts of Shouroobod, Vose and Kulob were affected by the disaster. And the villages of Panjosiyob, Garabdara, Loyluqa suffered flooding.

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Landslide and Mudflow in Tajikistan

Source: Pleiades

Acquired: 18/04/2014

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Map produced by GeoInformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology

 

Landslide and Mudflow in Tajikistan

View GIC WebGIS interactive map

Source: Pleiades

Acquired: 18/04/2014

Copyright Pleiades © CNES 2014 - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by GeoInformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology

 

Landslide and Mudflow in Tajikistan

View GIC WebGIS interactive map

Source: ALOS - AVNIR-2 / Landsat-8 - OLI

Acquired: ALOS: 10/04/2010
Landsat-8: 15/04/2014

Copyright ALOS © JAXA
Landsat-8 data and products © USGS (2014) - All rights reserved
Map produced by GeoInformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology