Japan Bolsters Tajikistan's Disaster Preparedness

The Japanese government pledged USD3 million to help southwest Tajik communities deal with floods and other disasters. Flood-prone communities in the districts of Farkhor, Hamadoni, Vose, Pyandzh, and Shuroabad will benefit from the grant, which will be used to rehabilitate selected forest ecosystems and strengthen riverbanks. (“Japan and ADB Putting in Place Flood Management System in Southwest Tajikistan” - Asian Development Bank, Sept. 9, 2008)

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