tajikistan

Tajikistan: UN appeals for aid for flood victims

The United Nations today called on the international community to support the Tajik Government’s appeal today for $5.3 million to provide relief and recovery aid to thousands of victims of deadly floods in the south of the impoverished Central Asian country.

UN agency takes aim at two birds with one stone – poverty and global warming

In a novel track in the battle against global warming, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has given 800 poor families in Tajikistan thousands of seedlings to plant not only to provide fruit, but to offset the carbon footprint of vehicles used in the agency’s food aid work.