“People living in the Pamirs, in the mountainous regions of Tajikistan, are not used to the changing patterns in the climate,” Idris Jonmamadov, Emergency Department manager at the Aga Khan Agency of Habitat told IDN. “For example, historically in places like Khorog (administrative city of GBAO), there is usually minimal snowing compared to other regions in the Pamirs, however in 2018-2019 it had the most snowing. This anomaly caught most of the population of Khorog by surprise.”
People do not have enough time and resources to adapt to the changes that are taking place as a result of global warming.
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