National Disaster Management Organization

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  • Iran’s Rescue and Relief Organization to join INSARAG 2018-12-15 21:56

    Iran’s Rescue and Relief Organization to join INSARAG

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Rescue and Relief Organization will join the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG), the organization’s deputy director Shahin Fat’hi has said. 

  • Govt. allots $240m to mitigate water shortage 2018-12-11 22:41

    Govt. allots $240m to mitigate water shortage

    TEHRAN — Iran’s government has allocated some 10.02 trillion rials (nearly $240 million) to reduce water shortage nationwide, Ismail Najjar, head of the National Disaster Management Organization has said. 

  • Govt. allots $12m to compensate for flood damages in northern Iran 2018-10-14 09:02

    Govt. allots $12m to compensate for flood damages in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian government has earmarked a total budget of 500 billion rials (nearly $12 million) compensating for the losses resulting from floods hitting Mazandaran Province, northern part of the country, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Land subsidence a dire threat to Tehran 2018-09-26 09:57

    Land subsidence a dire threat to Tehran

    TEHRAN — Depletion of groundwater resources and pumping water excessively out of the ground at a faster rate that is replenished over the long-term have led to land subsidence and constitute a serious threat to Tehran.

  • ‘Climate change main cause of recurrent droughts in Iran’ 2018-09-04 16:53

    ‘Climate change main cause of recurrent droughts in Iran’

    TEHRAN - Climatic change along with changes in precipitation patterns are the main reasons behind recurrent droughts haunting different parts of the country, head of National Disaster Management Organization has said.

  • Severe SDSs in southeast Iran leave dozens hospitalized 2018-08-27 09:57

    Severe SDSs in southeast Iran leave dozens hospitalized

    TEHRAN – Strong sand and dust storms (SDSs) are causing severe respiratory problems to the people in Sistan region, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, as some 171 patients have been hospitalized since August 20, head of Sistan-Baluchestan disaster mitigation and management organization has said.

  • Following the magnitude 5.2 earthquake which jolted Tehran on December 20 many spend the night outside their houses for fear of a more powerful earthquake. (Photo by Majid Asgaripour/Tehran Times) 2018-08-06 09:29

    Official warns of low levels of disaster preparedness in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Ismail Najjar, head of National Disaster Management Organization, has warned of low levels of disaster preparedness in Tehran, YJC reported on Sunday.

  • Iran dispatches aircrafts to contain wildfire in Hour al-Azim 2018-07-19 09:30

    Iran dispatches aircrafts to contain Hour al-Azim wildfire

    TEHRAN – The National Disaster Management Organization of Iran has sent aircrafts to extinguish the wildfire hitting the Iraqi part of Hour al-Azim wetland.