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Cold Wave

Marked cooling of the air over a large area. It is an extended period of above normal cold temperatures, a drop of atmospheric average temperature well above the averages of a region, with effects on human populations, crops, properties and services. sources: GLIDE; WMO

Tajikistan puts Sendai at heart of development

12 Jul 2016, UNISDR AP

The Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan said his country was committed to a path of sustainable and resilient social and economic development, with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at the heart of this driving ambition. Since 1997, Tajikistan has recorded 3,326 disasters, killing more than 1,100 people and causing widespread destruction and economic loss.



Number of cold-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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