UNICEF working to help quake-affected school children in Tajikistan

With thousands of children returning to school in Tajikistan in the first week of September as usual, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working to ensure that those living in areas hit by a recent earthquake will be able to learn despite the devastation wrought by the disaster.

UN food agency welcomes first Russian donation to abate hunger in Tajikistan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the receipt of a pioneering contribution of $6 million worth of wheat from Russia to the agency’s relief and recovery operation in Tajikistan.