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Funded Project: A winter proof House for Tadzhikistan

Kumsangir, Tajikistan

Funded Project: A winter proof House for Tadzhikistan

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Habitat for Humanity is preparing the families for the upcoming raw winter. With your donations you help at the same time to ensure 100 Tajik families to survive the cold winter!

Katharina J. from Habitat for Humanity Deutschland e.V. Write a message

Kumsangir is located in the southern side of Tadzhikistan, next to Afghanistan´s border. In Tadzhikistan there are up to 5000 earthquakes every year. In July 29th 2006 an earthquake destroyed 1.484 Houses and left more than 15.000 homeless people. The inhabitants of the affected district have neither the technological facilities nor the construction precepts? What is precepts? Do you mean concepts or blue prints to build an earthquake resistant house by themselves. Many houses are still now half finished; they don’t have doors or windows. Last year Tajikistan experienced the hardest winter for 25 years. The expectation for the next years is alarming.

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