Kyrgyz Republic: Cleaning Up Before Disaster Strikes

January 22, 2015

With help from the World Bank, the Kyrgyz government is working to contain the abandoned uranium mine tailings in the Mailuu-Suu area. The Disaster Hazard Mitigation Project has also built a disaster management and response system to monitor natural hazards, detect them, and raise warnings early, and thus safeguard the exposed sites and reduce the loss of life and property from landslides.