rundown areas

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  • 25% of population live in rundown areas, informal settlements 2019-06-23 19:02

    25% of population live in rundown areas, informal settlements

    TEHRAN – There are 1.3 million hectares of rundown areas and informal settlements across Iran which accommodate over 25 percent of the total population of the country, Kaveh Haji Ali-Akbari, head of the renovation of rundown areas organization affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • 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.

  • Urban planning challenges: rehabilitation of rundown areas 2019-06-10 21:19

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Urban planning challenges: rehabilitation of rundown areas

    TEHRAN — Rundown areas in the Iranian capital, Tehran, are in a poor condition and rehabilitation of the neighborhoods, which are in a neglected state, is painfully slow.

  • 40% of Tehran rundown areas renovated: expert 2019-01-12 21:49

    40% of Tehran rundown areas renovated: expert

    TEHRAN – There are 3,268 hectares of rundown areas in Tehran, 40 percent of which has been renovated, head of the Tehran City Council commission on urban planning and architecture has said.

  • Headquarters set up for renovating run-down areas in Tehran  2018-12-28 23:56

    Headquarters set up for renovating run-down areas in Tehran 

    TEHRAN — Headquarters for sustainable renovation of run-down areas in the capital city of Tehran has been established, Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi said on Thursday. 

  • Run-down areas account for 5% of Tehran 2018-11-02 12:17

    Run-down areas account for 5% of Tehran: expert

    TEHRAN – Rundown areas constitute some 5 percent of the total areas in the capital, according to the statistics published in the Iranian calendar year of 1385 (March 2006-March 2007), head of the renovation of rundown areas organization affiliated to the Municipality has said.

  • Dilapidated schools a major challenge for Tehran: council chairman 2018-07-02 11:19

    Dilapidated schools a major challenge for Tehran: council chairman

    TEHRAN — Dilapidated schools are posing a serious challenge for the capital city of Tehran, the city council’s chairman said on Sunday.

  • Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years 2018-02-03 20:04

    Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years

    TEHRAN — The organization for development, renovation, and equipping of school of Tehran, affiliated with Education Ministry, will retrofit and reconstruct 1,400 dilapidated schools in the province over the course of 10 years, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • ‘Only 10% of Tehraners ready for earthquake’ 2018-01-28 19:32

    ‘Only 10% of Tehraners ready for earthquake’

    TEHRAN – Just around 10 percent of citizens in Tehran are prepared for earthquakes, the director of Tehran’s Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization said on Saturday.

  • clunker trucks 2018-01-24 08:58

    Govt. to update truck fleet to ease air pollution

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani announced plans for renovating 70,000 clunker trucks annually within the framework of policies to combat air pollution.

  • The urgent need for renovating rundown areas 2018-01-21 10:25

    Majlis approves $200m for rundown areas renovation

    TEHRAN – In the national budget bill proposed for the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (starting on March 21), Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has approved a $200 million budget for renovation of rundown areas.