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IFRC Weekly News 30/99: Floods in Iran

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Torrential rain over the past few weeks has caused rivers to overflow in several districts of northern Iran. According to the Iranian Red Crescent, the floods have killed 43 people and injured 105. More than 3,600 homes have been destroyed along with roads, farmland and forest.
Iranian Red Crescent relief and rescue teams were immediately dispatched to the affected regions to distribute basic food and relief items, to resettle victims and to look for missing people. The rescue operation continues, but, according to the National Society, no international assistance is needed at this time.

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