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08 Jan 2019 description

KERMANSHAH, Jan. 6 (IRCS) _ Most of the injuries in the Gilan-e Gharb earthquake were caused by people panicking to run out of their houses. No reports of death or major damage had been released.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the vicinities of Gilan_e Gharb County, the Iranian western province of Kermanshah, on Sunday, January 6 at 17:11 a.m. local time.

The epicenter of the quake was registered at 34.16 latitude and 45.66 longitude, at a depth of 10 km.

10 Dec 2018 description

TEHRAN, Dec. 8 (IRCS) _ During the past 48 hours, snow, blizzard, flood and inundation engulfed parts of Iran. Red Crescent offered relief services to over 3400 affected people.

Flood and inundation impacted Ilam, Khuzestan, Ghazvin, Kermanshah, Lorestan and Hamedan during Thursday and Friday, Decemeber 6 to 7. Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) rendered relief services to 1265 people.

04 Dec 2018 description

TEHRAN, Dec. 2 (IRCS) _ Under-Secretary General of International Affairs and International Humanitarian Law of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Davood Bagheri said the Society’s food and medicine supplies would be sent to Yemeni people through the United Nations (UN).

28 Nov 2018 description

The situation Report

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at 20:07 pm local time, in Kermanshah province, western part of Iran. The epicentre was in area located at 27 km from Gilan-e Gharb, 32 km from Sar Pol-e Zahab and 33 km from Qhasr-e Shirin, at a depth of 7 km.

26 Nov 2018 description

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (IRCS) _ Recent rainfalls in Iran triggered inundation and flood in several areas of the country. Iranian Red Crescent volunteers have offered relief to 307 affected people from November 22 to 25.

"Due to torrential rain and lack of visibility, a sedan with 2 or 4 passengers (according to the local witnesses) fell in the river of Roudbar-chireh, Fuman Conty, Gilan Privince, yesterday,” said Mehdi Valipour, managing director of Gilan provincial Red Crescent branch. “Red Crescent’s teams managed to find the vehicle without any of its passengers today.”