Kyrgyzstan since 2011 recorded 122 natural disasters


24.05.11.V Kyrgyzstan since 2011 recorded 122 natural disasters. This was at the parliamentary hearings on the analysis of disaster risk management and emergency situations at the level of local government chairman of the Committee on Budget and Finance, Parliament Zhaparov.

According to him, the damage from natural disasters amounted to 51 million soms. Affected some 10,000 families. "According to international studies, Kyrgyzstan is located in a zone prone to natural disasters and natural phenomena 20 of 70 possible. Among them — the presence of tailings and dumps, debris flows and avalanches, "- said Zhaparov.

He noted that over the five months of 2011, there were more than 30 earthquakes. "On average, the KR" shakes "about three thousand times a year", — said Zhaparov.


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