Non-governmental Organization based in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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16 Aug 2018 description

ZAHEDAN (IRGC), Aug. 15 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has launched a humanitarian campaign under the title of “Water Offering” to offer services to the deprived people of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. Over 50,000 in-kind contributions have been provided to the needy by benefactors.

This campaign is mounted in three sections, including, “health”, “providing clean water”, and “livelihoods services”. For this purpose, Iranian Red Crescent dispatched 19 health caravans from different provinces to Sistan and Baluchestan.

06 Aug 2018 description

ZAHEDAN, Aug 5, (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) dispatched 19 health caravans to cities of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan which are affected by drought and serious shortage of water.

The caravans consist of volunteer specialized doctors of orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, obstetrics, ophthalmology, dentistry, and surgery who render free health and treatment services to deprived people for one week.

01 Aug 2018 description

TEHRAN, July 30 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) provided training courses on mine risk and unexploded ordnance remnant of war for 73,000 people during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 21).

Minimizing mortality loses due to explosion of mines and unexploded ordnance remnants since Iran-Iraq war in border regions of western and southern provinces of Ilam, Kermanshah, western Azerbaihjan, Kurdistan, and Khuzestan is the main objective of the courses.

23 Jul 2018 description

Kermanshah, July 22 (IRCS) _A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck today Tazeh Abad district, Salas-e Babajani County, in the western province of Kermanshah. Red Crescent teams rendered relief services to the victims.

The quake hit the region at 14: 45 p.m. local time on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the 8-kilometer depth of ground surface.

Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has deployed 20 assessment and rapid response teams to the affected regions.

19 Jul 2018 description

BOJNOURD, July 18 (IRCS) _ Red Crescent has provided emergency shelter for 30 rural earthquake-affected households in Sankhast City, the northeastern Province of North Khorasan.

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Sankhast city in Jajarm County on Tuesday, July 18, at 8:28 a.m. local time. The quake happened at the 9-meter depth of ground surface.

The quake left no deaths or injuries, but caused cracks in several buildings in villages.