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  • UNHCR Iran air freight of aid lands in Tehran to contribute towards government-led flood relief efforts 2019-04-13 12:08

    UNHCR Iran air freight of aid lands in Tehran to contribute towards government-led flood relief efforts

    Unprecedented heavy rains and flooding in the Islamic Republic of Iran have swept over much of the country, affecting 24 of its 31 provinces. According to latest government estimates, since 19th March 2019, 70 people have died and over 1,000 have been injured. Displacing an estimated 500,000 people, the floods have left over 2 million in need of immediate humanitarian assistance, including refugees living in Iran.