flood

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  • 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.

  • Charity donates home appliances, livestock to flood victims in North Khorasan 2019-05-24 21:07

    Charity donates home appliances, livestock to flood victims in North Khorasan

    TEHRAN — Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam has donated some 2,000 packages of home appliances as well as 1,000 livestock to the flood victims in northeastern province of North Khorasan.

  • Mohammad Mokhber 2019-05-19 20:06

    Housing foundation, Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam join hands in rebuilding flood-hit houses  

    TEHRAN —Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam and Islamic Revolution Housing Foundation have agreed upon collaborating to reconstruct and rehabilitate flood-stricken houses, Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam announced in a press release on Sunday. 

  • عطیش اهواز سیل خوزستان 2019-05-19 00:22

    AFC provides financial aid to Iran’s flood victims

    TEHRAN – Asian Football Confederation (AFC) donated $100,000 to the Iranian football federation for reconstruction of stadiums in the flood-stricken provinces.

  • Indian Shias donate $715,000 to Iran’s flood victims 2019-05-17 20:10

    Indian Shias donate $715,000 to Iran’s flood victims

    TEHRAN — Shia Muslims in India have made contributions of 30 billion rials (nearly $715,000) to help victims of recent floods in Iran, Mehr news agency reported on Friday.

  • Flood in Golestan province 2019-05-16 00:00

    Akbar Kiasalari :

    Devastating Flash Floods and Preventing from Its Happening in Future

    According to the expert officials of the Ministry of Energy, occurrence of heavy and unprecedented spring rainfalls in the first Iranian month of Farvardin in 2016 has been unprecedented in most west and southwest part of the country, the issue of which incurred physical and financial damages to a number of dear fellow countrymen severely.

  • Welfare Organization collects $4.5m contributions to flood-hit provinces 2019-05-15 20:55

    Welfare Organization collects $4.5m for flood-hit provinces

    TEHRAN – Within the framework of a campaign launched by Iran’s Welfare Organization philanthropists donated a total of 190 billion rials (about $4.5 million) to the flood survivors, an official with the Welfare Organization has said.

  • ‘Women and children have suffered the most in devastating floods of Iran’ 2019-05-13 21:18

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Women and children have suffered the most in devastating floods of Iran’

    TEHRAN - Iran was recently hit by devastating floods, which claimed more than 70 lives and left trails of destruction in many parts of the country. Some of the worst hit provinces include Golestan, Khuzestan, and Lorestan. In the absence of international assistance due to the U.S. sanctions, many Iranian organisations have come forward to provide help and assistance to flood victims. 

  • From right to left: Ms. Negar Gerami, WFP Representative in Iran and Mr. Morteza Salimi Head of Relief and Rescue Organization IRCS 2019-05-13 14:06

    WFP provides 12,000 food packages for flood-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN –World Food Program (WFP), food-assistance branch of the United Nations, has delivered 12,000 food packages to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) to be distributed among flood victims in southwestern Khuzestan province, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Flood in Golestan province 2019-05-10 21:58

    Post-flood repair to finish by end of spring: interior minister

    TEHRAN — Repair to the flood-hit houses will be finished by the end of the spring, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Thursday.

  • ‘Climate change, poor management major reasons behind devastating floods’ 2019-05-09 01:05

    Climate change or poor management: What are the major reasons behind devastating floods?

    TEHRAN – Although climate change could be a cause for recent torrential rainfalls and flooding, poor management and ignoring watershed management are also to blame for enhanced flood destruction, Seyed Mohammad Mojabi, head of environment committee of the Expediency Council has said.

  • Iranian donations to flood survivors reached up to $57m 2019-05-09 00:53

    Iranian donations to flood survivors hit $57m

    TEHRAN – Iranian philanthropists have contributed some 2.4 trillion rials (nearly $57 million) to the people residing in flood-ravaged provinces across the country, head of the Red Crescent Society volunteer organization has said.

  • Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge   2019-05-07 22:57

    Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge  

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has commenced on Kashkan Bridge, a ruined Sassanid era (224–651) monument in western Iran, which further suffered from flooding in March.

  • photos 2019-05-07 22:36

    ‘Wetland restoration budget must be spent on increasing vegetation cover’

    TEHRAN – After flood filled the dams and water resources in the country, some claimed that the budget for conservation of wetlands and reforestation must be cut, while it must be earmarked to restore vegetation cover in forests and rangelands, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment has stated.

  • ‘Watershed management; Iran’s only way to survive drought, severe rainfall’ 2019-05-05 23:12

    ‘Watershed management; Iran’s only way to survive drought, severe rainfall’

    TEHRAN – The only way for the country to overcome long-term droughts along with preventing floods is through comprehensive watershed management plnas, Ali Salajeqeh, University of Tehran faculty in river engineering and watershed management, has said.

  • emergency management startup 2019-05-05 11:49

    ‘Infrastructure needed for emergency management startups’

    TEHRAN –Necessary infrastructure should be provided for the activity of startups in the field of crisis management, the head of the University of Tehran’s science and technology park said, IRNA reported on Saturday.