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Uzbekistan Humanitarian Background

Disasters, Conflicts and Migration

Natural Disasters

Yes / No

Comments / Details

Drought

YesAug-2000 , No Total Affected : 600,000

Earthquakes

Yes

15-May-1992 , No. Killed : 9 , No Total Affected : 50,000

20-Jul-2011 , No. Killed : 13

Epidemics

Yes4-Feb-1998 , No Killed : 40 , No Total Affected: 148

Extreme Temperatures

n/an/a

Flooding

Yes24-Feb-2005 , No Total Affected : 1,500

Insect Infestation

n/an/a

Mudslides

n/an/a

Volcanic Eruptions

n/an/a

High Waves / Surges

n/an/a

Wildfires

n/an/a

High Winds

n/an/a

Other Comments

Mass movement (wet) - 24-Nov-1999 , No. Killed : 24 , No Total Affected : 400

Mass movement (dry) - Jan-1992 , No. Killed : 1

Man-Made Issues

Civil Strife

n/an/a

International Conflict

n/an/a

Internally Displaced Persons

n/an/a

Refugees Present

n/an/a

Landmines / UXO Present

n/an/a

Other Comments

Miscellaneous accidents:

8-Jul-1998 , No Killed : 95 , No Total Affected:21,300

16-Feb-1999 , No. Killed : 12, No Total Affected :2,688

10-Jul-2008, No. Killed : 8, No Total Affected :3,530

Transport Accidents:

13-Jan-2004 , No. Killed : 37

19-Oct-2006 , No. Killed : 15

For more detailed database on disasters by country, please see the Centre for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters:

EMDAT information on Uzbekistan

Calamities and Seasonal Affects

Seasonal Affects on Transport

Transport

Comments

From (month) to (month)

Primary Road Transport

Heavy snow in mountains areas which could result snow falls which can affect sometimes transportation from Tashkent to Ferghana Valley, however roads has been maintained properly and it could cause delay only one or two days.Dec - Feb

Secondary Road Transport

n/an/a

Rail Transport

Heavy snow in mountains areas which could result snow falls which can affect sometimes transportation from Tashkent to Ferghana ValleyDec - Feb

Air Transport

Heavy snow in mountains areas which could result snow falls which can affect sometimes transportation from Tashkent to Ferghana ValleyDec - Feb

Waterway Transport

n/an/a

Seasonal Affects on Storage and Handling (economic, social, climate...)

Activity

Comments

From <month> to <month>

Storage

There are no major affects which could stop or suspend commodity Storage.

n/a

Handling

There are no major affects which could stop or suspend commodity handling.

n/a

Other

n/a

n/a

Capacity and Contacts for In-Country Emergency Response

Government

Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been established by the Decree of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Establishment of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan” №UP-1378 dated March 4, 1996 and Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On issues of activity organization of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan” №143 dated April 11, 1996. Regulations and structure of the Ministry of Emergency Situations have been approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On issues of activity organization of the Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan of Emergency Situations” №143 dated April 11, 1996.

For information on Uzbekistan Ministry of Emergency Situations, please see the following documents:

Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Civil Protection diagram

Uzbekistan Legislative Foundation of Civil Protection

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

For information on Uzbekistan Government contact details, please see the following link:

4.1 Uzbekistan Government Contact List

Humanitarian Community

For information on Uzbekistan Humanitarian Community contact details, please see the following link:

4.2 Uzbekistan Humanitarian Agency Contact List

For information on Uzbekistan Humanitarian Community additional details, please see the following document:

Uzbekistan Humanitarian Organizations Additional Information

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.