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Kyrgyzstan: building houses for victims of violence

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Summary

In September 2010, the ICRC started the partial reconstruction of more than 350 houses in Osh, Kyrgyzstan that had been damaged during the June 2010 clashes. By December, just before the onset of winter, some 3000 people were able to move into two- or three-room shelters.

Details

Production locations:
Kyrgyzstan
Running time:
4'31 min
Release year:
2011
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
V-F-CR-F-01090
Copyright:
ICRC

The ICRC is shifting from emergency to recovery activities in Kyrgyzstan. When violence erupted in June 2010, it was among the first humanitarian organizations to respond. Almost 10 months later, Christoph Hartmann, who heads the ICRC delegation in Bishkek, comments on the current situation. 07.04.2011