National Disaster Management Organization

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  • WFP provides 10,000 food packages for flood-hit Khuzestan 2019-05-12 22:56

    Iranian delegation to join disaster risk reduction global platform

    TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation headed by director of the Disaster Management Organization Esmaeil Najjar have been dispatched to join the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held on May 13-17 in Switzerland, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi 2019-04-13 09:34

    Iran eyeing global cooperation in disaster management

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s global cooperation [in disaster management] should be continued and the Iranian satellites would be a great help in the future, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister wrote on his Twitter account.

  • National document on disaster management training prepared 2019-02-28 12:06

    National document on disaster management training prepared

    TEHRAN — A national document on disaster management training has been prepared for 27 provinces, deputy director of National Disaster Management Organization has said.

  • 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.