Tehran rundown areas

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  • 25% of population live in rundown areas, informal settlements 2019-06-23 19:02

    25% of population live in rundown areas, informal settlements

    TEHRAN – There are 1.3 million hectares of rundown areas and informal settlements across Iran which accommodate over 25 percent of the total population of the country, Kaveh Haji Ali-Akbari, head of the renovation of rundown areas organization affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Alborz province sinks 29cm: NCC warns 2019-06-19 17:55

    Alborz province sinks 29cm annually, NCC warns

    TEHRAN – Iran’s National Cartographic Center (NCC) has warned that northcentral Alborz province, adjacent to Tehran, is suffering from land subsidence by an annual rate of 29 centimeters, which must be tackled before incurring great loss, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • 40% of Tehran rundown areas renovated: expert 2019-01-12 21:49

    40% of Tehran rundown areas renovated: expert

    TEHRAN – There are 3,268 hectares of rundown areas in Tehran, 40 percent of which has been renovated, head of the Tehran City Council commission on urban planning and architecture has said.