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27 Dec 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

The situation

26 Dec 2017 description

Iran/ Tehran/ IRCS _ December 24th _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has set up 1,710 relief tent for emergency sheltering of 8,550 earthquake affected peoples in Kouhbanan district in Kerman province.

Head of the IRCS’s Relief and Rescue Organization Moreteza Salimi said, "from 21st December till 6 o’clock (local time) of 23 December, relief operations have been doing in Kouhbanan city and 18 villages around it."

26 Dec 2017 description

Iran/ Tehran/ IRCS _ December 26th _ The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has sent humanitarian consignment to Kermanshah earthquake affected people.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has sent 7,044 warm blankets and 1,350 family tents on three occasions to help the earthquake sufferers in Kermanshah.

Also, 10,200 warm blankets and 1,260 family tents will be shipped by sea.

25 Dec 2017 description

Fifty thousand relief booklets have been distributed by IRCS among earthquake affected people located in the province of Kermanshah and cash contribution will be donated from the public donations by IRCS to the families who have lost their familiy’s members during the earthquake.

Up to now, about IRR 600 billion of cash donation has been transferred to the IRCS bank account number in favor of the earthquake affected in Kermanshah province on Sunday, 12th November 2017. In addition to, the Iranian people provided the IRCS relief bases with 20.000 tons of food items.

25 Dec 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

The situation

On Wednesday, 20 December 2017, at 23:27 local time, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Tehran and Alborz provinces. IRINN (Islamic Republic of Iran News Network) reported that the earthquake was also felt in neighbor provinces of Qom, Qazvin, Markazi and Gilan.