As healthcare workers across the globe unanimously promoted frequent handwashing as the most effective element in preventing COVID-19, Viloyat Valieva, a 48-year-old teacher from Laboba, Khatlon, grew more concerned about hers and her fellow-villagers’ disproportionate vulnerability to the disease due to lack of access to clean water.
We have been supporting Tajikistan since the very early stages of this crisis.
DUSHANBE, 1 July, 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan has handed over high-level disinfectants to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population to address immediate shortages for combatting COVID-19 in Tajikistan and support the authorities in their response to the pandemic.
DUSHANBE, 16 June, 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office will assist Tajikistan with projects worth USD 2.7 million to respond to most immediate health and socio-economic needs arising from COVID-19 crises.
Dushanbe, 12th June 2020. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Tajikistan has supported the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan (MHSPP) in modernizing the Ministry’s information coordination center to strengthen rapid response to COVID-19 in the country.
DUSHANBE, 11 June, 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan signed an agreement today to launch a new project aiming for integrated landscape approach to enhancing the climate resilience of small-scale farmers and pastoralists in Tajikistan.
As COVID-19 rapidly spread across the world, the much-needed isolation and reduced industrial impact seems to have let the Earth take a breath of fresh air. COVID-19, however, is not all blooms and flowers for the Earth. Countries, institutions, and communities did their best to provide healthcare workers with the protection they deserve. PPE packages worth hundreds of million dollars were all of a sudden used in a very short period of time.

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8.742 million

(2017, source: TAJSTAT) Population

29.7%

(2017, source: MEDT)
Poverty rate

1010 USD

(2018, World Bank Data)
GNI per capita

0.65

(2017, source: UNDP)
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