natural disasters

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  • روستا 2022-03-29 15:22

    All rural houses to be reinforced against natural disasters

    TEHRAN – By the end of the Iranian calendar year 1410 (March 2032), all houses in villages across the country will be reinforced to resist natural disasters, mainly floods and earthquakes.

  • earthquake 2022-03-28 10:49

    Earthquakes rattle Iran 8,630 times in a year

    TEHRAN – A total of 8,630 earthquakes have been recorded across the country over the past calendar year, which ended on March 20, according to the Seismological networks of the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Tehran.

  • IRCS, WFP to strengthen response to natural disasters 2022-02-02 20:00

    IRCS, WFP to strengthen response to natural disasters

    TEHRAN – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the World Food Program (WFP) to expand cooperation on responding to natural disasters.

  • Historical sites struggle with flood disasters in southern Iran 2022-01-07 22:53

    Historical sites struggle with flood disasters in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Flash floods have inflicted serious damage to several historical sites and buildings across Hormozgan province in southern Iran.

  • Earthquake drill to be held nationwide 2021-11-27 17:41

    Earthquake drill to be held nationwide

    TEHRAN – The 23rd earthquake drill, aiming at preparing for unexpected natural disasters and practicing personal protective actions, will be performed at schools across the country on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Natural disasters: environment’s fate or revenge? 2021-10-15 17:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Natural disasters: environment’s fate or revenge?

    TEHRAN – Throughout history, mankind has always struggled with natural disasters, which are exacerbating over time. In the meantime, the question arises as to how much of Iran's natural disasters are inevitable and how much is the cost of harming the environment?

  • A view of the adobe Bam Citadel before the 2003 earthquake 2020-05-08 20:04

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran, quakes, and tourism

    Early on Friday, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck Damavand county, 56km northeast of the capital Tehran, killing two and injuring 33. It made an excuse for writing a note about the impact of natural disasters, specifically earthquakes, on tourism and cultural heritage.

  • 60,000 IRCS forces stay on duty during Noruz holidays 2020-03-16 15:58

    60,000 IRCS forces to stay on duty during Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN – Some 60,000 forces of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will stay on duty to deal with any probable natural disasters during New Year holiday (known as Noruz, starting on March 20 this year).

  • Meeting of ECO heads of meteorological organizations held in Tehran  2019-11-12 18:26

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Meeting of ECO heads of meteorological organizations held in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – The 3rd meeting of heads of meteorological organizations of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states held in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • 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 rescues over 37,000 from death during summer 2019-09-07 19:50

    IRCS rescues over 37,000 from death during summer

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued 37,536 individuals in natural disasters or accidents happened due to human errors since the beginning of summer (June 22), within the framework of the national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • Tehran facing serious risks of natural disasters 2019-08-14 17:26

    Tehran facing serious risks of natural disasters

    TEHRAN – Three natural disasters are threatening the capital city of Tehran, which is very vulnerable due to holding a great share of rundown areas, Reza Karami, head of Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization has announced.

  • ‘More natural disasters on the way to Iran; think of a solution’ 2019-08-10 19:20

    ‘More natural disasters on the way to Iran; think of a solution’

    TEHRAN – More natural disasters caused by climate change will occur in Iran which needs to be tackled urgently; so, think of a solution, Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP), has said.

  • IRCS rescues over 3,800 from death in month 2019-07-20 22:55

    IRCS rescues over 3,800 from death in month

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has saved some 3,878 individuals from June 21 to July 20 within the framework of a national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director has said.

  • Flood responsible for 61% of natural disasters 2019-03-16 21:49

    Flood responsible for 61% of natural disasters

    TEHRAN – Flood is the leading natural disaster being responsible for 61 percent of the total natural disasters happened in the country, according to studies conducted over the past four decades in Iran.