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  • Relief of the Red Crescent Society to flood areas 2019-04-10 11:13

    Photo: Babak Borzouyeh

    The Iranian Red Crescent Society's aid to flood victims

    Iranian Red Crescent Society has dispatched aids to the flood-stricken victims in provinces hit hard with the flooding. Floods have inflicted serious damage to the infrastructures, houses, livestock and crops across provinces in northern, northeastern, western and southwestern Iran, with Lorestan, Kordestan, Kermanshah and Ilam in west, Mazandaran in north, Golestan in northeast and Khuzestan in southwest, being among the worst-hit.

  • National, international aids mobilized for flood-hit Iranians  2019-04-10 09:11

    National, international aids mobilized for flood-hit Iranians 

    TEHRAN — While some flood-hit victims are still struggling with adverse effects of torrential rainfalls in the past three weeks, national and international aids have been sent to the affected regions since the very first days.

  • Golestan flood 2019-04-09 22:01

    Remote sensing technology to estimate flood damage to agriculture in Golestan

    TEHRAN -- Iranian Space Research Center is to perform a plan for estimating the damage caused by the recent flood to the agriculture sector in Golestan province through using remote sensing technology, Mehr reported on Tuesday.

  • Flood 2019-04-09 21:57

    Water in flood-stricken areas under constant control: health official

    TEHRAN- Water quality in areas hit by the flood is constantly being examined and water chlorination has also started, announced the director of Communicable Diseases Department at the Ministry of Health. 

  • social media and distaster 2019-04-09 21:55

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Social media and recent floods in Iran, promising or threatening?

    TEHRAN — Different hashtags on recent destructive floods in Iran have been trending in different social media and the news of the floods went viral in cyberspace.

  • امداد رسانی به روستای «چم مهر» 2019-04-09 10:41

    Flood damage to national telecom network estimated at $350m

    TEHRAN -- Estimates put losses of the recent flood to the national telecommunication network at 15 trillion rials (about $357 million), Information and Communication Technology Ministry spokesman announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • سیل لرستان 2019-04-09 10:41

    ICT ministry restores connectivity in Lorestan after devastating flood

    TEHRAN – The 4G internet coverage which had been lost due to the recent devastating flood in the city of Poldokhtar, Lorestan province, is now reconnected, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on his Twitter account, IRNA reported.

  • A view of Abbasi Hotel in the historic city of Isfahan 2019-04-09 09:21

    Flooding, rainfalls drop hotel occupancy in Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN - Fewer people stayed in Iranian hotels during New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 21-April 4) compared to the same period a year earlier due to record flooding and rain showers, according to statistics released Monday by the head of Iran Hotels Association.

  • A view of the UNESCO-tagged Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in southwest Iran. 2019-04-09 09:19

    Iran estimating flood damage to its historical sites, monuments

    TEHRAN – A number of Iran’s age-old cultural heritage sites and monuments have been affected by heavy rainfall, flash floods and extreme weather in various parts of the country in the past weeks.

  • Torrenial rain has resulted in flood in southwestren province of Khuzestan 2019/04/09

    Mina Izadi

    Abrupt springtime showers quench Iran's thirst

    TEHRAN — Located in an arid and semi-arid region, Iran has been suffering from water scarcity for decades. However, thanks to the helping hand of nature, the unquenchable thirst has slightly been satisfied.

  • flood 2019-04-08 21:15

    100 female rescuers helping flood-stricken people in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – A number of one hundred female rescuers are helping people in flood-stricken areas of the southwestern province of Khuzestan, said Hamid Qavidel, a representative for the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Red Crescent Society.

  • Flood causes massive damage to farms in southwestern Iran 2019-04-08 09:13

    Flood causes massive damage to farms in southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Extreme flooding beginning on March 19 inundating many provinces across the country have brought heavy financial losses amounting to 9.5 trillion rials (nearly $226 million) to the agriculture sector in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, head of provincial agriculture organization has announced.

  • Heavy rainfalls revive drying Lake Urmia 2019-04-07 22:04

    Heavy rainfalls revive drying Lake Urmia

    TEHRAN – Recent downpours causing flood that recently left many provinces of Iran submerged, have made the world’s second largest saltwater lake come back to life, as the water level of the northwestern Lake Urmia has raised dramatically.

  • ‘Flood devastation worsened by improper infrastructure planning, environmental degradation’ 2019-04-07 12:54

    ‘Flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation, improper planning’

    TEHRAN – Ignoring technical issues in developing infrastructure of the water basin along with excessive soil erosion are what made the recent floods extremely devastating, director for wetland ecosystem office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Kuwaiti, French aids for flood-hit victims in Iran 2019-04-07 08:56

    Kuwait, Russia, Armenia send aids for flood-hit victims in Iran

    TEHRAN — Kuwait, Russia, and Armenia have dispatched humanitarian aid to flood-hit people in Iran.

  • Flood in Iran: Emergency evacuation ordered in Khuzestan 2019-04-07 08:51

    Flood in Iran: Emergency evacuation ordered in Khuzestan

    Khuzestan's governor general Gholamreza Shariati said on Sunday that six cities along the Karkheh River needed to be evacuated as soon as possible as the river is feared to burst its banks, IRNA news agency reported.

  • Flood water 2019-04-07 08:50

    No communicable diseases in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN- No communicable diseases have been spotted in areas hit by the flood, all around the country, announced the director of Communicable Diseases Department at the Ministry of Health. 

  • Recent rainfalls filled 70% of dams, restore drained wetlands: minister 2019-04-07 08:48

    Recent rainfalls filled 70% of dams, restore drained wetlands: minister

    TEHRAN — Recent heavy rainfalls in Iran has filled 70 percent of dams and resulted in restoration of drained wetlands across the country, Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has said.

  • Poldokhtar 2019-04-06 11:09

    ICT ministry restores connectivity in Lorestan after devastating flood

    TEHRAN – The 4G internet coverage which had been lost due to the recent devastating flood in the city of Poldokhtar, Lorestan province, is now reconnected, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on his Twitter account, IRNA reported.

  • Soleimani: Arbaeen mokebs to aid flood victims 2019-04-05 19:51

    Soleimani: Arbaeen mokebs to aid flood victims

    TEHRAN – Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, has said in a message that the mokebs (tents) which provide Arbaeen pilgrims with services are to be put up in flood-stricken areas in Khouzestan and Lorestan provinces for a month in order to help the people.

  • Karun River, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, is filled following recent rainfalls in the region 2019-04-05 19:49

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Will recent floods ease Iran’s water bankruptcy?

    TEHRAN— Since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year on March 21 some provinces across the country, in northern, northeastern, western and southwestern Iran were hit hard by devastating floods incurring a dramatic loss.

  • Cleric urges nation to help the flood-stricken 2019-04-05 19:47

    Cleric urges nation to help the flood-stricken

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard, the interim Friday prayer leader of Tehran, on Friday urged the nation to allocate part of their money to the flood-stricken people, Fars reported.

  • خسارت سیلاب به منازل در خرم آباد 2019-04-05 19:43

    Analyst writes to U.S. on flood-hit Iranians 

    TEHRAN –Yuram Abdullah Weiler, a U.S.-based international affairs analyst who occasionally writes for the Tehran Times, has written an open letter to U.S. officials urging them to open a way for relief aid for those hit by floods in Iran. 

  • Volunteers join forces to help flood victims  2019-04-05 19:40

    Volunteers join forces to help flood victims 

    TEHRAN — While many cities and villages across the country from north to south and east to west have been hit by devastating flood military and relief forces as well as volunteer groups have collaborated in aiding flood-stricken people.

  • Flood 2019-04-05 19:00

    Floods in Iran leave behind up to $1.1b damage to agriculture

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ministry of Agriculture estimates the damages caused by the recent floods to the country’s agricultural sector at 46.6 trillion rials (near $1.1 billion) based on the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials to a dollar, Mehr news agency reported on Thursday.

  • ارسال اقلام ضروری از فرودگاه خرم آباد به مناطق سیل زده 2019-04-04 16:13

    Foreign Ministry says U.S. blocking aid to flood-stricken Iranians

    TEHRAN - The Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the United States has frozen the accounts of the Iranian Red Crescent Society as part of its sanctions against Tehran, thus preventing other countries from sending humanitarian aid to people affected by unprecedented floods.

  • دیدار تیم های استقلال و پرسپولیس - دربی 89 2019-04-02 23:30

    Nourollahi’s jersey in auction to raise funds for Iran’s flood-hit people

    TEHRAN – The jersey of Tehran derby scorer Ahmad Nourollahi will be auctioned to raise money for Iran’s flood-hit.

  • Flood in Lorestan 2019-04-01 21:14

    400 cities, villages inundated with floods nationwide: Minister

    TEHRAN-- Devastating floods have hit 400 villages and cities in 15 provinces across the country, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has said.

  • Following abundant rainfalls in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, water level has significantly rose in rivers in the region. 2019-03-30 12:15

    Flood inundates Khuzestan, Lorestan leaving 3 dead  

    TEHRAN —Flood has stricken at least 26 cities in provinces of Lorestan and Khuzestan, in western and southwestern Iran, over the past few days claiming three lives, Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Floods hitting various provinces across Iran 2019-03-25 19:05

    Floods hitting various provinces across Iran

    TEHRAN — With only five days passed from Iranian New Year some provinces across the country including Golestan, Mazandaran, and Fars are hit hard by catastrophic floods.