flood

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  • Flood hits 17 provinces across Iran 2021-05-08 17:43

    Flood hits 17 provinces across Iran

    TEHRAN – Flood has stricken at least 17 provinces across the country over the past nine days, IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Seven dead as flooding hits southern Iran 2020-12-07 17:20

    Seven dead as flooding hits southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Flood has killed seven people so far in the southern provinces of Bushehr and Hormozgan during the last few days.

  • River flood swamps Sassanid-era dam in southwest Iran 2020-11-23 18:55

    River flood swamps Sassanid-era dam in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – The rain-swollen river of Karun has submerged a significant ancient dam in southwest Iran.  The Sassanid era (224–651) monument is one of the satellite sites situated adjacent to the UNESCO-registered Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in Khuzestan province.

  • Jiroft, a magnificent cradle of civilization 2020-04-25 21:48

    Jiroft, a magnificent cradle of civilization

    TEHRAN – The discovery of the magnificent Jiroft site came by accident in the very early 21st century when rounds of heavy flood along the Halil River swept the topsoil off thousands of previously unknown tombs and led to the discovery of many artifacts believed by archeologists to belong to the Early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC).

  • Flash floods harm historical sites, monuments across Kerman 2020-04-15 22:36

    Flash floods harm historical sites, monuments across Kerman

    TEHRAN – Heavy rainfalls have inflicted considerable damage to some historical sites and monuments across southeastern Kerman province.

  • flood 2020-02-28 13:39

    ‘National gas network fully stable, operational despite floods’

    TEHRAN - National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Dispatching Director, Mehdi Jamshidi Dana, says the national gas network is completely stable and operational despite the recent floods reported in various regions across the country.

  • “No Place for Angels” 2020-01-26 18:19

    “No Place for Angels” crew to raise funds for Sistan-Baluchestan flood victims

    TEHRAN – The crew members of the documentary “No Place for Angels” about the national Iranian women’s hockey team announced on Sunday they will donate all the box office receipts during the Fajr Film Festival to the flood victims in Sistan-Baluchestan.

  • Iranian writers 2020-01-26 18:18

    Iranian literati visit flood-stricken Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian writers and poets paid a visit to some in Sistan-Baluchestan on Thursday and Friday to express their sympathy with the flood victims in the southeastern Iranian province. 

  • sistan-Dam 2020-01-20 14:35

    ‘Completion of Sistan-Baluchestan dam projects to be accelerated’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the completion of two dam projects in the flood-stricken Sistan-Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran will be accelerated, IRNA reported.

  • Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan 2020-01-18 18:47

    Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Zoroastrian people residing in Yazd province sent their contributions to the flood-hit areas of Sistan-Baluchestan province, head of the association of Zoroastrians, has said.

  • “Death Knocks” 2020-01-17 18:46

    “Death Knocks” troupe to raise funds for flood victims of Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – An Iranian troupe performing Woody Allen’s “Death Knocks” in Tehran said on Thursday that they would dedicate the three-day receipt of box office revenue to the flood victims in Sistan-Baluchestan Province.

  • All-out efforts underway to help flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan 2020-01-14 19:33

    All-out efforts underway to help flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – All the facilities and capacities of the country have been mobilized to assist people in the flood-stricken province of Sistan-Baluchestan, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • A sightseer poses for a photo during her visit to the Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran. 2020-01-13 20:08

    Cloudburst closes UNESCO-tagged geopark in Iran’s Qeshm

    TEHRAN – Severe rainstorms over the past few days have led to the temporarily closure of Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, aiming to safeguard eco-travelers and visitors to the UNESCO-registered site.

  • One dead, one missing as flooding hits southern Iran 2020-01-12 19:22

    One dead, one missing as flooding hits southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Torrential rain has triggered flooding in southern parts of the country, leaving one dead and one missing so far, head of Rescue and Relief Organization Morteza Salimi said.

  • 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.

  • Flood hits 5 provinces, leaving 2 dead 2019-11-02 17:02

    Flood hits 5 provinces, leaving 2 dead

    TEHRAN – Torrential rain has triggered flooding in 5 provinces of the country, claiming two lives so far, head of Rescue and Relief Organization Morteza Salimi 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?

  • Flood emergency response maneuver performed in Tehran 2019-09-18 19:20

    Flood emergency response maneuver performed in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The flood emergency response maneuver held in the most flood-prone areas of the capital on Tuesday, Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization director has announced.

  • IRCS, UNICEF to support flood-affected children 2019-08-08 02:18

    IRCS, UNICEF to support flood-affected children

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have agreed to support the children residing in flood-ravaged areas across the country, Shahaboddin Sabounchi, an official with the IRCS has announced.

  • Flood-hit ancient bridge being restored 2019-07-27 18:20

    Flood-hit ancient bridge being restored

    TEHRAN – A new round of restoration work has been commenced on the historical Kashkan Bridge, which suffered damage from a heavy flooding in March.

  • 2,000 residential units to be built for flood survivors 2019-07-27 17:58

    2,000 residential units to be built for flood survivors

    TEHRAN – The Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation and the Ministry of Health inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to construct 2,000 houses for those affected by flood, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • IRGC chief vows good steps for flood-hit areas 2019-07-26 20:17

    IRGC vows good steps for flood-hit areas

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has taken decisions to help those affected by the floods earlier this year.

  • €150m earmarked for watershed management 2019-07-20 12:02

    €150m earmarked for watershed management

    TEHRAN – A total budget of €150 million has been allotted to watershed management measures in the current [Iranian calendar] year (to end March 2020), deputy director for Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO) has announced.

  • IRCS providing flood survivors with 10,000 home appliance packages 2019-07-14 00:05

    IRCS providing flood survivors with 10,000 home appliance packages

    TEHRAN – Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) volunteer organization started on Saturday distributing some 10,000 packages of essential household appliances to the flood-hit families, head of IRCS, Ali Asghar Peyvandi, has said.

  • 10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months 2019-07-02 20:44

    10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 classrooms which have been destroyed by flood will be fully renovated and prepared by the beginning of school year (September 23), director of schools’ renovation, development and equipment organization has announced.

  • Charity donates 1,000 home appliance packages to flood victims  2019-06-17 20:31

    Charity donates 1,000 home appliance packages to flood victims 

    TEHRAN — Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam has donated some 1,000 packages of home appliances to the victims of the flood in Shiraz, southern province of Fars. 

  • 40,000 flood-stricken families received appliance packages 2019-06-12 09:42

    40,000 flood-stricken families received appliance packages

    TEHRAN – Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) volunteer organization provided some 40,000 packages consisting of household appliances to the families affected by flood, head of IRCS volunteer organization Mohammad Nasiri has stated.

  • Lorestan flood victims receive $8m govt. handout 2019-06-07 20:27

    Lorestan flood victims receive $8m govt. handout

    TEHRAN — Government has paid out some 340 billion rials (nearly $8 million) of handouts for reconstruction and rehabilitation of 8,000 housing units in rural areas of the western province of Lorestan, Mehdi Jamalinejad, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • A view of the ruined Kashkan Bridge in Lorestan province. 2019-05-31 17:47

    Restorers working on flood-hit Sassanid bridge 

    TEHRAN – A team of restorers is working on the remains of Kashkan Bridge, a pillar of which has been tilted forward due to a flooding in March.

  • $7b to be allocated to retrofit, rebuild flood-devastated houses 2019-05-25 22:26

    $7b to be allocated to retrofit, rebuild flood-devastated houses

    TEHRAN – A budget of 290 trillion rials (nearly $7 billion) will be allotted to reconstruct and repair housing units destructed by flood in 18 provinces across the country, Mehdi Jamalinejad, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has announced.