Iran: Humanitarian aids to affected people of Qeshm Island

Report
from Iranian Red Crescent
Published on 11 Dec 2005
As a follow up of the earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale which recently shook Qeshm Island in Hormozgan province, IRCS relief workers are still in the scene and doing their utmost to respond the need of the affected people. In this respect, IRCS provincial branch of Hormozgan distributed 74,151 tins of tuna fish, 46,700 tins of canned beans, 40,920 kgs of rice, 10,445 kgs of sugar, 16,836 kgs of edible oil, 5,986 kgs of pulses, and 1,133 kgs of tea. In line with the aforesaid distributed food items, some other relief items enclosing 4,696 sets of relief tents, 5,677 sets of moquettes, 10,689 sets of blankets, 2,169n kitchen sets, 1,477 sets of oven, 1,250 sets of lanterns and 4,001 cartons of hygienic kits have already been distributed among the needy as well.

At the same time, a number of forces such as 101 relief workers, 40 staff, 4 people of Public Relations enthusiastically attended in rescue and relief operation.

It is noteworthy to mention that 3 ambulances, 46 trucks, 3 helicopters, 12 vans, 9 cars and 2 minibuses and 2 sniffer dogs were involved within reliving measurements.