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11 Nov 2018 description

TEHRAN, Nov.7 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS)'s volunteers responded to 1,117 people affected by flood and inundation in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, Ilam, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Bushehr, Khuzestan, Mazandaran, Fars, and Gilan, during the past 24 hours.

Moreover, 83 people were provided with emergency shelter during the same period. Water was also pumped out of 18 homes by IRCS relief workers.

07 Nov 2018 description

ZAHEDAN, Nov. 5 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) donated 18,000 stationery packages to the students of drought-affected province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

On Students Day (November 4) in Iran, during a visit to the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, head of the IRCS Youth Organization Dr. Shahaboddin Sabounchi and the organization’s pre-school and student deputy Saeed Babaie donated stationery packages to the students in Zahedan and Saravan counties.

30 Oct 2018 description

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has provided relief services to over 1,000 affected people during a new wave of rainstorms showering half of the provinces, triggering floods.

During the past 4 days (from October 26), provinces of Lorestan, Mazandaran, Gilan, Golestan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Kermanshah, Kerman, Sistan and Baluchestan, Khuzestan, North Khorasan, Khorasan-e Razavi, Ilam, Ardebil, East Azarbaijan, and West Azarbaijan were affected by heavy rainfalls.

23 Oct 2018 description

TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (IRCS) _ Prof. Ali Asghar Peyvandi, President of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), and Mr. Peter Maurer, President of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), met in Tehran on October 21, to discuss collaborations between the organizations, especially in international humanitarian activities.

23 Oct 2018 description

ILAM, Oct. 22 (IRCS) _ Due to last night’s storm and heavy rain which triggered flood, Red Crescent distributed nearly 4,000 blankets and ground sheets in the border terminal of Mehran City, Ilam Province, among the pilgrims who are travelling to Iraq for Arbaeen Pilgrimage.

Underlining distribution of 3,500 blankets and 400 ground sheets among the flood-affected pilgrims, Hossein Arefi, managing director of Ilam provincial Red Crescent branch, said: “All of the relief workers are in alert, and they are ready to offer relief to people and pilgrims.”