Crisis Prevention and Recovery

The portfolio of Crisis Prevention and Recovery within UNDP Tajikistan includes two major directions of work: disaster risk management and mine action.

Since 2003, UNDP’s Disaster Risk Management Programme has been supporting the Government of Tajikistan in reducing the impact of natural disasters on vulnerable communities by strengthening national capacity to reduce risks, prevent, coordinate, respond and recover from disasters.UNDP’s efforts are focused on promotion, policy development, planning and system development of disaster risk reduction and  its integration into development and climate risk management at national and local levels.

Tajikistan’s internationally supported mine action programme began during the second half of 2003. UNDP is the main long-term supporter of the Tajikistan Mine Action Centre (TMAC). UNDP/TMAC provides leadership in management, coordination, accreditation, planning and tasking, quality management, information management as well as monitoring and evaluation of all components (Mine Risk Education, Victim Assistance, Land Release, stockpile destruction and advocacy) of mine action programme in country.

On-going projects

  • Disaster Risk Management

    he Disaster Risk Management Programme (DRMP) is the primary mechanism through which UNDP addresses disaster preparedness, response, recovery and risk reduction in Tajikistan. DRMP was originally established in 2003. It addresses the serious and chronic problems faced by Tajikistan and its regional neighbors with regard to natural disaster management – comprising of disaster preparedness, response, recovery and most importantly mitigation and prevention by three UN agencies (UN ISDR, OCHA, led by UNDP).

  • Tajikistan Mine Action Programme

    The Tajikistan Mine Action Center coordinates all mine action related projects in the country in order to ensure Tajikistan’s compliance with the requirements under the Ottawa treaty, which was ratified by Tajikistan in 1999. Founded in 2003 with the support of the UNDP, the TMAC oversees Tajikistan’s efforts in the areas of demining operations, information management, mine risk education, as well as victim assistance. It is the country’s focal point for all implementing partners in the field, the Government of Tajikistan, as well as the international mine action community.

Contact UNDP in Tajikistan
39 Aini Street, 734024, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Phone: (+992 44) 600 56 00
registry.tj@undp.org Fax: (+992 44) 600 55 96 (227)
Resident Coordinator Annual Report 2012
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Tajikistan with the support of development partners continues the implementation of economic and political reforms. This year Tajikistan has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and has undertaken a broad range of commitments to speed up its integration in the world trade system. The ongoing reforms have resulted in improving the current ratings of Tajikistan in the Doing Business Report, which stands at the 14th out of 185 countries...

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