• 12 Jan. 2010 - EADRCC
    Request for Assistance
12 Jan. 2010

Earthquake in Tajikistan

On 12 January 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from the Republic of Tajikistan after an earthquake in Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), on 2 January, which caused severe damage to five villages of the Vanj sub-district.

According to the preliminary estimates, 1,019 residential buildings were damaged, 98 of them were destroyed completely and 583 people were left without shelter. Besides, 30 administrative buildings, including schools and medical facilities, were partially damaged. The disaster also destroyed 2.3 kilometers of power transmission lines and 3.2 kilometers of roads.