flood damages

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  • Flooding leaves 5 dead, injured in 7 provinces 2021-08-03 17:59

    Flooding leaves 5 dead, injured in 7 provinces

    TEHRAN – Severe rain triggered flooding in seven provinces of the country, which have claimed three lives, and two went missing, spokesman or the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced.

  • Flood hits 10 provinces, leaving 6 dead, 2 missing 2021-07-18 20:00

    Flood hits 10 provinces, leaving 6 dead, 2 missing

    TEHRAN – Torrential rain has triggered flooding in 10 provinces across the country, leaving six dead and two missing so far, Mehdi Valipour, head of Relief and Rescue Organization affiliated to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), has stated.

  • 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.

  • Hydro tourism on track to drive development in northern Iran 2021-03-02 21:36

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Hydro tourism on track to drive development in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – Over the past couple of years, various categories of hydro tourism have attracted the attention of potential investors across Mazandaran province, which is bounded by the Caspian Sea.

  • 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.

  • Archaeologists to unravel enigma of Achaemenid dams, water management systems 2020-11-08 00:02

    Archaeologists to unravel enigma of Achaemenid dams, water management systems

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists, cultural heritage experts, and engineers has resumed research to discover the secrets of dams and relevant water management systems constructed during the Achaemenid era (c.550-330) in Iran, some of which still inspiring modern architects and engineers.

  • Archaeologists to save relics before Iron Age cemetery submerged in dam waters 2020-09-14 20:31

    Archaeologists to save relics before Iron Age cemetery submerged in dam waters

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists, cultural heritage experts, and diggers plan to recover ancient human remains and relics from an Iron Age cemetery in Mersin, Semnan province, before the cemetery is disappeared under the waters of a nearby dam.

  • 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.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-01-18 15:42

    Rouhani visits flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan 

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani visited the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan early Saturday to monitor rescue and relief operations to people affected by massive floods caused by heavy rains in the 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Flood in Golestan province 2019-05-27 14:42

    Space technology estimates flood damage to agriculture precisely: minister

    TEHRAN – A precise assessment on damage caused by recent flood on agricultural products has been done by space technology and the result has been submitted to the Ministry of Interior, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister wrote on his Instagram account.

  • $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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • Charity foundation to generate 3,500 jobs in flood-hit Khuzestan 2019-05-01 22:01

    Charity foundation to generate 3,500 jobs in flood-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will create over 3,500 job opportunities for the financially struggling families residing in flood-stricken Khuzestan province, Mohammad Mokhber, director of the Foundation has said.

  • Flood-hit houses to be fully rebuilt within a year 2019-04-28 22:39

    Flood-hit houses to be fully rebuilt within a year

    TEHRAN – The whole housing units undergone devastation by recent flooding will be fully retrofitted and reconstructed by the next year, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has announced on Sunday.

  • ‘Proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage’ 2019-04-28 22:37

    ‘Proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage’

    TEHRAN – Distinguished environmentalist Mohammad Darvish has said that loss of vegetation cover and conversion of forests to rainfed farmlands has caused the country to be more vulnerable to flooding as proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage.

  • $2b non-repayable loans allocated to rebuild flood-hit houses 2019-04-24 22:40

    $2b non-repayable loans allocated to rebuild flood-hit houses

    TEHRAN – Non-repayable loans amounting to 90 trillion rials (nearly $2 billion) will be provided for reconstruction of housing units in the provinces hit by flood, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Minister of Interior, has announced.

  • Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third 2019-04-23 22:11

    Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third

    TEHRAN – Wetlands played an important role in minimizing destructive effects of flood which has recently hit many provinces across the country, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has stated.

  • Artemia ship, which was stuck on the lakebed for a long time due to dryness of Lake Urmia once again floated 2019-04-22 22:46

    The other side of the coin: environmental benefits of flooding

    TEHRAN — Following spring downpours, leading to devastating flood in western, southwestern, and northern Iran, the country suffered loss of 300 trillion rials (approximately $7 billion), however, the benefits of the flooding cannot be ignored.