land subsidence in Iranian cities

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  • Land subsidence sinking Iran 2021-07-06 18:00

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Land subsidence sinking Iran

    TEHRAN – Out of 31 Iranian provinces, 29 are vastly subsiding and increasingly vulnerable, so that officials need to make urgent decisions in this regard.

  • ‘Silent earthquake’ casts shadow over environment 2021/05/31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    ‘Silent earthquake’ casts shadow over environment

    TEHRAN – Geologists call subsidence a “silent earthquake” because an earthquake is instantaneous and its effects are visible at the same time, but subsidence is the cause of environmental depletion and its impact appears gradually; which is getting a big threat in the country.

  • ‘Tehran experiencing subsidence rate of 5 mm a year’ 2019-09-03 21:38

    ‘Tehran experiencing subsidence rate of 5 mm a year’

    TEHRAN – The capital city of Tehran sinks about 5 millimeters annually, Masoud Shafiei, an official with Tehran Urban Research and Planning Center told ISNA news agency on Tuesday.

  • Tehran exposed to landslide, land subsidence 2019-08-04 21:43

    Tehran exposed to landslide, land subsidence

    TEHRAN – Landslide and land subsidence are the two major threats in the Iranian capital city of Tehran, which will pose threat to the lives of at least 3 million people, Ali Beitollahi, secretary of the national working group on natural disasters has warned.

  • Alborz province sinks 29cm: NCC warns 2019-06-19 17:55

    Alborz province sinks 29cm annually, NCC warns

    TEHRAN – Iran’s National Cartographic Center (NCC) has warned that northcentral Alborz province, adjacent to Tehran, is suffering from land subsidence by an annual rate of 29 centimeters, which must be tackled before incurring great loss, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • 18 densely populated provinces threatened by land subsidence, study reveals 2019-06-08 19:44

    18 densely populated provinces threatened by land subsidence, study reveals

    TEHRAN – According to a study carried out by the Transport, Housing and Urban Development Research Center, some 18 densely populated provinces are vastly subsiding and consequently become increasingly vulnerable to flooding and natural incidents as well as bearing huge infrastructure damage.