Iran earthquake: Information Bulletin n° 6

Situation Report
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This bulletin is for information only and reflects the current situation

The situation

The deaths toll of the quake happened in the western part of Iran on Sunday Nov.12, 2017 remains the same as 436 with 7,817 injured. Sheltering emergency phase has been totally completed in affected cities and villages.

So far, 664 aftershocks in Kermanshah has been registered, the biggest of which is 4.7 on the Richter scale.

Iranian Red Crescent action

Along with the emergency sheltering of the affected people, food and NFI items including 75,926 tents, 237,000 relief blankets, 582,000 canned food, 37 tons of rice, 670,000 water bottles, 16,169 heaters, 54,000 sleeping mat (moquettes), 31,405 kitchen sets, 20 tons of nylons, 58,000 jerry cans, 25,000 kg of date and 139,000 loaves of bread have been distributed among the affected population in the earthquake-hit areas.

Due to the new phase of operation the IRCS response teams from 25 IRCS provincial branches have been deployed to the affected areas to support taskforce and sub-taskforces of the IRCS in the cities and villages.

72 hours food parcels and hygiene kits distributed on Saturday, 18 November among 25,000 families.

At present, the IRCS’s BHCUs are providing health & treatment services in favour of earthquake affected people in the cities and villages to support Ministry of Health services.

We welcome voluntary contribution for the next phases of operation including longer term relief, rehabilitation and recovery. The urgent needs consist of winter relief tent, blanket, warm clothes, hygiene kits and ground sheets. To this purpose, please note of the following account numbers for international cash donations.

Mellat Bank

o Cash donation in USD
- Account holder: Iranian Red Crescent Society
- Account Number: 1404440
- IBAN: IR220120801100000001404440
- Swift Code: BKMTIRTH015

o Cash donation in EURO
- Account holder: Iranian Red Crescent Society
- Account Number: 999999
- IBAN: IR470120805100000000999999
- Swift Code: BKMTIRTH015

Further information and updates from the relief and rescue operations will be communicated in the next information bulletin.

Contact information
For further information specifically related to this operation, please contact:
Tel: +98 21 88662618-9
Fax: +98 21 88201052
Mob: +98912 1396432