State of emergency in GBAO region of Tajikistan

Due to flooding, the government of Tajikistan has declared a state of emergency in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), an area that is prone to mudslides and flooding.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers in this country should be aware that the GBAO region is presently closed to foreigners due to armed conflict in nearby northern Afghanistan. When the security situation changes for the better, the government will resume issuing permits to foreigners to visit the area.