flood

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  • flood 2019-04-18 00:15

    Free health care for flood-hit families

    TEHRAN- The families struck by the flood will receive free medical care by the end of the crisis, announced Mohammad Esmaeil Motlaq, the director general for risk management at the Ministry of Health. 

  • malaria 2019-04-17 23:40

    Risk of malaria in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN- There is a risk of malaria incidence in the near future in Hormozgan province and Sistan-Baluchestan province in the aftermath of the flash flood, said Ghasem Janbabai, the deputy health minister for medical care and education. 

  • Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert 2019-04-17 23:00

    Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert

    TEHRAN – Although land subsidence is too subtle to be detected, it must be tackled before incurring great loss, which has been proved to be more destructive than flood and earthquake, deputy director for Iran National Cartographic Center has said.

  • Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas 2019-04-17 22:57

    Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN –Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will open up a total of 5,000 job plans for those financially struggling affected by flood, Parviz Fattah, the Foundation’s head has announced.

  • WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean 2019-04-17 11:38

    WHO suggests Iran to document disease control experience in flood-hit areas

    TEHRAN- World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean suggested Iran to document its successful experience in controlling diseases over the flash flood that recently hit the country. 

  • today photos 2019-04-16 21:17

    Philanthropists donate $20m to flood victims

    TEHRAN – Iranian philanthropists have made contributions both in cash and kind amounting to 880 billion rials (about $20 million) to flood-hit families, Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has announced, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • today photos 2019-04-16 17:07

    Charity foundation to grant appliance packages to flood-hit families

    TEHRAN – Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, provides some 18,000 packages consisting of household appliances to the families affected by flood, Mohammad Mokhber, the Foundation’s director has announced.

  • UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble unaffected by flooding 2019-04-15 21:07

    UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble unaffected by flooding

    TEHRAN-- Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, a UNESCO-registered ensemble in southwest Iran which is known as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’, has not been affected by flash floods and heavy rainfall that stroke almost all of the country in the past weeks. 

  • Flood causes agricultural losses of $3b: minister 2019-04-15 11:39

    Flood causes $3b of agricultural loss: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s agriculture sector has suffered an economic loss of 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion) as a result of extreme flooding which has inundated many provinces, Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati has said.

  • Flood blocks roads linking 73 villages in southeastern Iran 2019-04-14 23:04

    Flood blocks roads linking 73 villages in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Flood has reached southeastern parts of the country, blocking linking roads of 73 villages in Kerman province, crisis management director at provincial governor office announced.

  • Mohammad javad azari jahromi and Simonetta Di Pippo 2019-04-14 23:01

    Iran to host UNOOSA regional workshops

    TEHRAN – Iran will host two regional workshops of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) on environmental problems and outer space treaty in the near future, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister announced, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Intl. Environment Exhibition dedicates revenues to flood victims 2019-04-14 22:53

    Intl. Environment Exhibition dedicates revenues to flood victims

    TEHRAN—Revenues generated from the 18th International Environment Exhibition will be allocated to the victims of the recent floods in various provinces across the country, the exhibition’s executive director has said.

  • Recent flooding caused by climate change: IMO director 2019-04-14 22:51

    Recent flooding caused by climate change: IMO director

    TEHRAN – Torrential rains and unprecedented flooding recently hitting the country is the result of climate change, head of Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) has stated.

  • Heads of Branches 2019-04-14 20:11

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Senior officials meet, focus on floods  

    TEHRAN – Heads of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government held a meeting for the coordination of economic affairs in Tehran on Sunday.

  • Iranians donate $31m in cash and kind to the flood victims   2019-04-13 22:01

    Iranians donate $31m in cash and kind to the flood victims  

    TEHRAN — Iranians have so far donated some 1.3 trillion rials (nearly $31 million) in both cash and kind to the flood victims, Iranian Red Crescent Society Chief Ali Asghar Peyvandi said on Saturday.

  • masjedi 2019-04-13 20:54

    Iraqis have come to help Iranian flood-stricken people: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Iraj Masjedi, the Iranian ambassador to Baghdad, has said that a number of Iraqi intellectuals, heads of nomads and members of the Popular Mobilization Forces have come to Iran to help the flood-stricken people.

  • People are preparing food for the flood victims in the province of Lorestan 2019-04-13 20:18

    Resistance groups help flood victims in Iran

    TEHRAN — While hundreds of Iranians are hit by floods and are displaced, various campaigns have been launched by Lebanese, Afghan, Pakistani, Iraqi, Tunisian, Syrian, Palestinian, Yemeni, Nigerian, and Bahraini resistance groups to help the victims get back on their feet again.

  • UNHCR Iran air freight of aid lands in Tehran to contribute towards government-led flood relief efforts 2019-04-13 12:08

    UNHCR Iran air freight of aid lands in Tehran to contribute towards government-led flood relief efforts

    Unprecedented heavy rains and flooding in the Islamic Republic of Iran have swept over much of the country, affecting 24 of its 31 provinces. According to latest government estimates, since 19th March 2019, 70 people have died and over 1,000 have been injured. Displacing an estimated 500,000 people, the floods have left over 2 million in need of immediate humanitarian assistance, including refugees living in Iran.

  • social media and disaster management 2019-04-13 09:36

    Social media created over 532,000 contents on ‘flood’ in Persian: data

    TEHRAN – Over 532,000 contents about ‘flood’ were created in Persian language from March 15 to April 8 on Instagram, Telegram and Twitter, an Iranian big data company revealed, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • International humanitarian aid still arriving for the flood-hit in Iran 2019-04-13 08:37

    International humanitarian aid still arriving for the flood-hit in Iran

    TEHRAN — Humanitarian aid from international organizations to the flood victims are still ongoing in Iran, deputy health minister for international affairs Mohsen Asadi Lari has said, IRNA news agency reported on Thursday.

  • ‘Oil Ministry’s blockage of water to Hour al-Azim a big lie’ 2019-04-13 08:34

    ‘Oil Ministry’s blockage of water to Hour al-Azim a big lie’

    TEHRAN — Preventing flood water from entering Hour al-Azim wetland by the Oil Ministry is a “big lie”, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said, IRNA news agency reported on Friday.

  • flood 2019-04-12 11:34

    144 psychological screening teams in flood-hit areas

    TEHRAN — 144 teams specialized in psychological health have been sent to the areas hit by the recent flash flood in Iran, said Deputy Health Minister Alireza Raisi.

  • Iran’s recent flood 2019-04-10 22:09

    Iraq, Azerbaijan provide aids to flood-hit regions in Iran 

    TEHRAN — Iraq and Azerbaijan have dispatched humanitarian aids to flood-stricken regions of Iran. 

  • WHO airlifts medical supplies to people affected by the floods in Islamic Republic of Iran  2019-04-10 22:08

    WHO airlifts medical supplies to people affected by the floods in Islamic Republic of Iran 

    The World Health Organization (WHO) today airlifted essential medical supplies to the Islamic Republic of Iran to respond to the growing health needs of thousands of people who have been displaced as a result of the flooding in many provinces in the country. 

  • Relief foundation allots $4.7m to flood-stricken families in Khuzestan 2019-04-10 22:07

    Relief foundation allots $4.7m to flood-stricken families in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Emam Khomeini Relief Foundation has allocated a total budget of 200 billion rials (nearly $4.7 million) as low-interest loans to those residing in the flood-ravaged province of Khuzestan, the Foundation’s head has said.

  • 350 volunteer groups offering services in flood-affected areas 2019-04-10 21:56

    350 volunteer groups offering services in flood-affected areas

    TEHRAN – More than 350 volunteer groups of people are providing services to the provinces haunted by flood across the country, deputy director for social affairs organization affiliated to the Ministry of Interior has said.

  • 110,000 housing units destructed in 3 flood-affected provinces 2019-04-10 21:51

    110,000 housing units destructed in 3 flood-affected provinces

    TEHRAN – Recent severe flooding damaged 110,000 houses in provinces of Lorestan, Golestan and Mazandaran, ISNA reported on Wednesday. Following heavy rainfalls in the country particularly in provinces of Golestan, Mazandaran, Lorestan, and Khuzestan as well as other provinces in western, southwestern, and northeastern Iran severe flood struck many cities and villages.

  • NDMA dispatches humanitarian assistance to Flood-hit Iran 2019-04-10 14:26

    NDMA dispatches humanitarian assistance to Flood-hit Iran

    ISLAMABAD- On the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has dispatched a load of over 32 tons humanitarian assistance to flood-hit Iran. The Consignment comprising of two shipments contains 500 tents, 2500 blankets and emergency medical kits. The first  shipment has already been dispatched to Iranian city of Ahwaz on Wednesday morning.

  • Barekat foundation 2019-04-10 11:50

    Charity foundation to create 10,000 job plans in flood-hit provinces

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation will launch 10,000 employment schemes in 6 flood-stricken provinces across the country, IRIB reported on Monday. In order to ease destructive flood effects, some 10,000 job opportunities will be generated in provinces of Khuzestan, Lorestan, Ilam, Golestan, Mazandaran and Fars.

  • New SDSs hotspots result of mud flood in southwestern Iran 2019-04-10 11:48

    Mud left behind after flooding increases risks of SDSs in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Ali Moridi, head of soil and water office at the Department of Environment (DOE), warned that the recent flood hitting the southwestern province of Khuzestan carried huge sediment loads which could turn into new sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots after being dried.