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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) – Hazardous Waste Management in Tajikistan

Mission Report

This mission report provides an overview of the activities conducted by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that supported the construction and hazardous waste management in the mining town of Shurob in Sughd province in Tajikistan.

The UN missions to Tajikistan identified the presence of large quantities of asbestos waste within the town of Shurob. Training on the safe management of construction and hazardous waste was subsequently provided for Shurob residents involved in waste management. Based upon the findings and conclusions of the UN missions to the town of Shurob between March and June 2015, a number of recommendations were formulated and presented in this final report.

You can consult the report here.

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