Flood stricken families

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  • From right to left: Ms. Negar Gerami, WFP Representative in Iran and Mr. Morteza Salimi Head of Relief and Rescue Organization IRCS 2019-05-13 14:06

    WFP provides 12,000 food packages for flood-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN –World Food Program (WFP), food-assistance branch of the United Nations, has delivered 12,000 food packages to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) to be distributed among flood victims in southwestern Khuzestan province, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • ‘Climate change, poor management major reasons behind devastating floods’ 2019-05-09 01:05

    Climate change or poor management: What are the major reasons behind devastating floods?

    TEHRAN – Although climate change could be a cause for recent torrential rainfalls and flooding, poor management and ignoring watershed management are also to blame for enhanced flood destruction, Seyed Mohammad Mojabi, head of environment committee of the Expediency Council has said.

  • Iranian donations to flood survivors reached up to $57m 2019-05-09 00:53

    Iranian donations to flood survivors hit $57m

    TEHRAN – Iranian philanthropists have contributed some 2.4 trillion rials (nearly $57 million) to the people residing in flood-ravaged provinces across the country, head of the Red Crescent Society volunteer organization has said.

  • Charity foundation to generate 3,500 jobs in flood-hit Khuzestan 2019-05-01 22:01

    Charity foundation to generate 3,500 jobs in flood-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will create over 3,500 job opportunities for the financially struggling families residing in flood-stricken Khuzestan province, Mohammad Mokhber, director of the Foundation has said.

  • Flood-hit houses to be fully rebuilt within a year 2019-04-28 22:39

    Flood-hit houses to be fully rebuilt within a year

    TEHRAN – The whole housing units undergone devastation by recent flooding will be fully retrofitted and reconstructed by the next year, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has announced on Sunday.

  • $2b non-repayable loans allocated to rebuild flood-hit houses 2019-04-24 22:40

    $2b non-repayable loans allocated to rebuild flood-hit houses

    TEHRAN – Non-repayable loans amounting to 90 trillion rials (nearly $2 billion) will be provided for reconstruction of housing units in the provinces hit by flood, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Minister of Interior, has announced.

  • Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third 2019-04-23 22:11

    Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third

    TEHRAN – Wetlands played an important role in minimizing destructive effects of flood which has recently hit many provinces across the country, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has stated.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Flood responsible for 61% of natural disasters 2019-03-16 21:49

    Flood responsible for 61% of natural disasters

    TEHRAN – Flood is the leading natural disaster being responsible for 61 percent of the total natural disasters happened in the country, according to studies conducted over the past four decades in Iran.

  • today photos 2019-03-06 10:07

    $3.5m earmarked for two flood-affected provinces

    TEHRAN – The government has allocated 151 billion rials (nearly $3.5 million) to compensate for flood damages in the two provinces of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari and Ardebil, Seyyed Salman Samani, spokesman of the Interior Ministry has said.

  • Flood hits 22 provinces, leaving 2 dead, 5 missing 2019-02-13 21:54

    Flood hits 22 provinces, leaving 2 dead, 5 missing

    TEHRAN – Severe rain and snowstorms haunting 22 provinces of the country, triggered flooding and mudslides which have claimed two lives, and five others went missing, head of Rescue and Relief Organization Morteza Salimi has announced.

  • Nine provinces inundated by flood 2018-10-27 22:09

    Nine provinces inundated by flood

    TEHRAN — Flash flood has hit nine provinces of the country since Thursday, said head of Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi.

  • Flood stricken families receiving govt. handouts 2018-10-20 18:39

    Flood stricken families receiving govt. handouts

    TEHRAN – The government is providing 20 million rials (nearly $470) handout to each of the families who suffered financial loss by flood in Mazandaran province, northern part of the country, the province’s governor general has said.