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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • $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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • $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.

  • today photos 2019-04-16 21:17

    Philanthropists donate $20m to flood victims

    TEHRAN – Iranian philanthropists have made contributions both in cash and kind amounting to 880 billion rials (about $20 million) to flood-hit families, Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has announced, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble unaffected by flooding 2019-04-15 21:07

    UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble unaffected by flooding

    TEHRAN-- Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, a UNESCO-registered ensemble in southwest Iran which is known as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’, has not been affected by flash floods and heavy rainfall that stroke almost all of the country in the past weeks. 

  • Recent flooding caused by climate change: IMO director 2019-04-14 22:51

    Recent flooding caused by climate change: IMO director

    TEHRAN – Torrential rains and unprecedented flooding recently hitting the country is the result of climate change, head of Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) has stated.

  • 110,000 housing units destructed in 3 flood-affected provinces 2019-04-10 21:51

    110,000 housing units destructed in 3 flood-affected provinces

    TEHRAN – Recent severe flooding damaged 110,000 houses in provinces of Lorestan, Golestan and Mazandaran, ISNA reported on Wednesday. Following heavy rainfalls in the country particularly in provinces of Golestan, Mazandaran, Lorestan, and Khuzestan as well as other provinces in western, southwestern, and northeastern Iran severe flood struck many cities and villages.

  • A view of Abbasi Hotel in the historic city of Isfahan 2019-04-09 09:21

    Flooding, rainfalls drop hotel occupancy in Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN - Fewer people stayed in Iranian hotels during New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 21-April 4) compared to the same period a year earlier due to record flooding and rain showers, according to statistics released Monday by the head of Iran Hotels Association.

  • A view of the UNESCO-tagged Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in southwest Iran. 2019-04-09 09:19

    Iran estimating flood damage to its historical sites, monuments

    TEHRAN – A number of Iran’s age-old cultural heritage sites and monuments have been affected by heavy rainfall, flash floods and extreme weather in various parts of the country in the past weeks.