Iran among the top countries most prone to natural disasters

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  • 20% of areas in Iran at high risk of flood 2020-01-11 20:20

    20% of areas in Iran at high risk of flood

    TEHRAN – Twenty percent of areas across Iran are highly prone to flooding, Khosro Shahbazi, head of the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO), has said.

  • Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters 2019-10-13 11:52

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters

    TEHRAN – Having tackled over 34 out of 41 natural disasters identified worldwide, Iran is among the top countries most prone to natural disasters. Therefore, risk reduction and resilience is widely recognized emphasizing the need for making cities resilient to disasters. But what are the challenges on its way?