Iran: Floods - Jul 2001
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- OCHA: Middle East and North Africa: Humanitarian Atlas (2018) [EN/AR]. 11 Jun 2018
- WMO: WMO statement on the status of the global climate in 2001. 18 Dec 2001
- TNH: Central Asia: IRIN Weekly Round-up 16 covering the period 20 - 26 Jul 2001. 26 Jul 2001
- IFRC: Floods in Iran kill more than 200 people. 16 Aug 2001
- D.Relief.org: Deadly floods in Pakistan and Iran. 23 Jul 2001
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) supports disaster response and preparedness activities in 20 countries by working closely with Humanitarian Coordinator’s (HC)/Resident Coordinator’s (RC) offices, OCHA Country Offices and Humanitarian Advisory Teams (HATs).
Global temperature in 2001: second warmest on record
Devastating floods in Golestan Province, in northern Iran, have left more than 200 people dead and hopes are fading to find alive another135 people still missing. Seven Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and army helicopters rescued 15,000 people trapped in flooded areas and airlifted hundreds of injured people to hospital.
AFGHANISTAN: Suspected cholera claims 56 lives
Torrential rains in north and central Pakistan caused flash flooding and mudslides Monday (July 23), killing at least 34 people and injuring 48 others. Authorities have said that many people are missing. Rescue workers said they expect the death toll to rise, according to state-run television.
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2001/0143
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Iran - Floods