Iran

17 April 2016

Iranian Red Crescent teams responding to heavy flooding in Iran

Torrential rain spread across Iran from the morning of Wednesday 13 April 2016 until the weekend, wreaking havoc across the country. These flash floods have inflicted serious damage across 12 provinces
Floods hit 24 provinces in Iran, Red Crescent mobilised to serve affected communities
6 November 2015

Floods hit 24 provinces in Iran, Red Crescent mobilised to serve affected communities

Thunderstorms, heavy rains and floods hit 24 provinces in northern and western Iran in the last week of October, leaving nine people dead and nine others injured.
Several killed as floods hit Iran, Red Crescent society dispatches teams to assist affected communities
4 August 2015

Several killed as floods hit Iran, Red Crescent society dispatches teams to assist affected communities

Unseasonable floods hit 16 provinces and 56 counties in the Islamic Republic of Iran in late July, leaving at least 23 people dead and 50 injured.
International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ends with Tehran Call for Action
8 May 2015

International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ends with Tehran Call for Action

After four days of intense discussions and consultations, the participants at the International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Tehran concluded the talks with the Tehran Call for Action.
Tehran hosts International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction & Management
6 May 2015

Tehran hosts International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction & Management

The Iranian capital of Tehran is currently hosting the first International Seminar on Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.
IFRC Secretary General visits Iranian Red Crescent, praises efforts of volunteers and leadership
22 December 2014

IFRC Secretary General visits Iranian Red Crescent, praises efforts of volunteers and leadership

“Commitment, dedication, passion, and professionalism, this is what we found at all levels starting from very young children who are learning our Fundamental Principles at the age of five till volunteers and leadership of the Iranian Red Crescent,”
As winter returns, Red Crescent volunteers mobilise to aid families trapped in snow-covered cities in Iran
13 November 2014

As winter returns, Red Crescent volunteers mobilise to aid families trapped in snow-covered cities in Iran

The first heavy snow of the season in Iran covered 11 provinces in a thick white coat, forcing more than 2,500 people to evacuate their homes with the help of the volunteers of the Red Crescent of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRCS) while movement inside
Iranian Red Crescent on stand by for Nowruz celebrations
19 March 2014

20,000 volunteers on standby to help Nowruz travelers in Iran

As millions of Iranians are preparing for celebrating the Nowruz Festival (Persian New Year starting March 21st), the IRCS Youth Organization
Red Crescent Response to snowstorm in Iran
2 March 2014

Red Crescent responds to severe snowstorm in Iran

The record-breaking early-February snowstorm dumped severe snow in 26 provinces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, mainly in the Northern Province of Mazandaran and left local people with immense needs. During the last two weeks,  relief workers from the provincial branch of the Red Crescent of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRCS) in Mazandaran provided relief and rescue services to 11,900 people and...
UN humanitarian chief visits Iranian Red Crescent
18 September 2013

UN humanitarian chief visits Iranian Red Crescent

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos met with Dr Mohammad Farhadi, President of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Tehran on 14 September 2013.
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