severe floods hit Iran

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  • Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan 2020-01-18 18:47

    Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Zoroastrian people residing in Yazd province sent their contributions to the flood-hit areas of Sistan-Baluchestan province, head of the association of Zoroastrians, has said.

  • port 2020-01-18 17:03

    ‘Iran’s southern ports fully operational despite floods’

    TEHRAN – The ports affairs director of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said the recent floods in Sistan-Baluchestan and Hormozgan provinces in southern Iran hasn’t caused any damages to the country’s ports in the mentioned regions.

  • Heidari 2020-01-18 16:08

    Army assisting flood-stricken people in southeastern Iran  

    TEHRAN - The chief of the Army Ground Force said on Friday that certain units his command have flocked to the flood-hit regions in the southeastern part of the country to help those affected by the heavy rains. 

  • All-out efforts underway to help flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan 2020-01-14 19:33

    All-out efforts underway to help flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – All the facilities and capacities of the country have been mobilized to assist people in the flood-stricken province of Sistan-Baluchestan, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • One dead, one missing as flooding hits southern Iran 2020-01-12 19:22

    One dead, one missing as flooding hits southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Torrential rain has triggered flooding in southern parts of the country, leaving one dead and one missing so far, head of Rescue and Relief Organization Morteza Salimi said.

  • 20% of areas in Iran at high risk of flood 2020-01-11 20:20

    20% of areas in Iran at high risk of flood

    TEHRAN – Twenty percent of areas across Iran are highly prone to flooding, Khosro Shahbazi, head of the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO), has said.

  • Flood hits 5 provinces, leaving 2 dead 2019-11-02 17:02

    Flood hits 5 provinces, leaving 2 dead

    TEHRAN – Torrential rain has triggered flooding in 5 provinces of the country, claiming two lives so far, head of Rescue and Relief Organization Morteza Salimi said.

  • WHO assists Iran to enhance health system resilience against floods 2019-10-01 19:02

    WHO assists Iran to enhance health system resilience against floods

    TEHRAN - World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) of the Islamic Republic of Iran hold a two-day (1-2 October 2019) expert meeting in Tehran on Science-Policy-Practice Interface for Enhancing Health System Resilience against Floods in the country.

  • IRCS providing flood survivors with 10,000 home appliance packages 2019-07-14 00:05

    IRCS providing flood survivors with 10,000 home appliance packages

    TEHRAN – Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) volunteer organization started on Saturday distributing some 10,000 packages of essential household appliances to the flood-hit families, head of IRCS, Ali Asghar Peyvandi, has said.

  • 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.

  • 40,000 flood-stricken families received appliance packages 2019-06-12 09:42

    40,000 flood-stricken families received appliance packages

    TEHRAN – Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) volunteer organization provided some 40,000 packages consisting of household appliances to the families affected by flood, head of IRCS volunteer organization Mohammad Nasiri has stated.

  • $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.

  • Welfare Organization collects $4.5m contributions to flood-hit provinces 2019-05-15 20:55

    Welfare Organization collects $4.5m for flood-hit provinces

    TEHRAN – Within the framework of a campaign launched by Iran’s Welfare Organization philanthropists donated a total of 190 billion rials (about $4.5 million) to the flood survivors, an official with the Welfare Organization has said.

  • China’s third humanitarian package for flood survivors arrives 2019-05-15 19:52

    China’s third humanitarian package for flood survivors arrives

    TEHRAN – China has airlifted relief supplies to the country for the third time to help those hit by massive floods, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • ‘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.

  • Iranian donations to flood survivors reached up to $57m 2019-05-09 00:53

    Iranian donations to flood survivors hit $57m

    TEHRAN – Iranian philanthropists have contributed some 2.4 trillion rials (nearly $57 million) to the people residing in flood-ravaged provinces across the country, head of the Red Crescent Society volunteer organization has said.

  • photos 2019-05-07 22:36

    ‘Wetland restoration budget must be spent on increasing vegetation cover’

    TEHRAN – After flood filled the dams and water resources in the country, some claimed that the budget for conservation of wetlands and reforestation must be cut, while it must be earmarked to restore vegetation cover in forests and rangelands, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment has stated.

  • 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.

  • ‘Proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage’ 2019-04-28 22:37

    ‘Proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage’

    TEHRAN – Distinguished environmentalist Mohammad Darvish has said that loss of vegetation cover and conversion of forests to rainfed farmlands has caused the country to be more vulnerable to flooding as proper vegetation cover could reduce flood damage.

  • $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.

  • Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert 2019-04-17 23:00

    Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert

    TEHRAN – Although land subsidence is too subtle to be detected, it must be tackled before incurring great loss, which has been proved to be more destructive than flood and earthquake, deputy director for Iran National Cartographic Center has said.

  • Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas 2019-04-17 22:57

    Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN –Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will open up a total of 5,000 job plans for those financially struggling affected by flood, Parviz Fattah, the Foundation’s head has announced.

  • Ill-wishers failed to turn floods into crisis: minister 2019-04-17 21:45

    Ill-wishers failed to turn floods into crisis: minister

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Tuesday that many of Iran’s ill-wishers and hostile media outlets tried but failed to turn the recent floods into a crisis.

  • Flood causes agricultural losses of $3b: minister 2019-04-17 21:43

    Over $1.6b to be allocated for flood compensation

    TEHRAN - Head of Iran's Planning and Budget Organization Mohammad Baqer Nobakht announced on Wednesday that at least 70 trillion rials (about $1.66 billion) is going to be allocated for compensating losses incurred to those who have been affected by recent floods in the country.

  • 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.

  • today photos 2019-04-16 17:07

    Charity foundation to grant appliance packages to flood-hit families

    TEHRAN – Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, provides some 18,000 packages consisting of household appliances to the families affected by flood, Mohammad Mokhber, the Foundation’s director has announced.

  • Flood causes agricultural losses of $3b: minister 2019-04-15 11:39

    Flood causes $3b of agricultural loss: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s agriculture sector has suffered an economic loss of 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion) as a result of extreme flooding which has inundated many provinces, Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati has said.

  • Flood blocks roads linking 73 villages in southeastern Iran 2019-04-14 23:04

    Flood blocks roads linking 73 villages in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Flood has reached southeastern parts of the country, blocking linking roads of 73 villages in Kerman province, crisis management director at provincial governor office announced.