Iran

Iran Floods Dec 1991 UNDRO Situation Reports 1 - 5

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UNDRO 91/0263

FLOODS - IRAN
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
4 FEBRUARY 1991

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT MAJOR FLASH FLOODS AFFECTED LARGE PART OF SISTAN PROVINCE IN EASTERN IRAN NEAR BORDER WITH AFHGANISTAN AND PAKISTAN. INITIAL ASSESSMENT IS 117 VILLAGES TOTALLY FLOODED LEAVING 30,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS, THOUSANDS OF HECTARES OF FARMLAND DESTROYED AND MANY LIVESTOCK LOST. TRANSPORT NETWORK ALSO BEING DISRUPTED.

2. NO CONFIRMED REPORTS ON CASUALTY FIGURES YET.

3. IRANIAN RED CRESCENT ALREADY SUPPLIED TWO PLANELOADS OF TENTS, BLANKETS, HEATING EQUIPMENT AND FOOD.

4. GOVERNMENT PREPARING APPEAL WHICH UNDRO WILL COMMUNICATE.

5. UNDRO MAKING AVAILABLE ITS EMERGENCY GRANT AMOUNTING TO USD 30,000 FOR LOCAL PURCHASE OF EMERGENCY SUPPLIES.

6. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY (TELEX: 414242 DRO CH, FAX: 41-22-7335623, UNIENET: UNDRO.REG UNX008) OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS WITH CORRESPONDING VALUES.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 IRA


UNDRO 91/0823

IRAN FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 2
5 FEBRUARY 1991

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT, AS OF 1200 LOCAL TIME (0830 GMT) 4 FEBRUARY, OVER 150 VILLAGES HAVE BEEN TOTALLY FLOODED AND MANY OTHERS SURROUNDED BY WATER IN SISTAN AND BALUCHISTAN PROVINCES. 50,000 PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED IN COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS. GOVERNMENT HELICOPTERS HAVE AIRLIFTED MORE THAN 2,000 PEOPLE SINCE SATURDAY 2 FEBRUARY. CARGO PLANES LOADED WITH BLANKETS, TENTS, BOATS, HEATING EQUIPMENT, FOOD, CLOTHING AND LAMPS HAVE BEEN SENT TO AFFECTED REGION.

2. FLOODS ALSO REPORTED IN ADJACENT PROVINCE OF KERMAN WHERE 54 VILLAGES ARE AFFECTED, 4,280 HECTARES OF FARMLAND IN BAN, DJIROFT AND KAHNODJ REGIONS DESTROYED AND 10,000 LIVESTOCK LOST.

3. ACCORDING TO GOVERNOR OF SISTAN PROVINCE, MORE FLOODS POSSIBLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IN MOUNTAINS BORDERING AFGHANISTAN.

4. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY (TELEX: 414242 DRO CH, FAX: 41-22-7335623, UNIENET: UNDRO.REG UNX008) OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS WITH CORRESPONDING VALUES.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 IRA'91 (1)


UNDRO 91/0376

IRAN - FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 3
18 FEBRUARY 1991

1. SNOW AND STRONG WINDS HAMPER RELIEF OPERATIONS IN EASTERN IRAN FOLLOWING FLOODS, WHICH IN EARLY FEB CAUSED DAMAGE PARTICULARLY IN SISTAN PROVINCE. REOCCURRENCE POSSIBLE DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALLS.

2. ACCORDING TO IRANIAN RED CRESCENT 180 VILLAGES SERIOUSLY DAMAGED AND 100,000 PEOPLE AFFECTED OF WHOM 15,000 MADE HOMELESS. AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF PERSONS REPORTED MISSING.

3. 40,000 ACRES FARMLAND AND FRUIT ORCHARD DESTROYED. PUBLIC UTILITIES (ELECTRICITY, WATER SUPPLY, ROADS) SEVERELY IMPAIRED. 85,000 LIVESTOCK DEAD.

4. GOVT HAS DRAWN UP TWO-MONTH PROGRAMME FOR ASSISTANCE. IN ADDITION TO DISPATCH OF RELIEF WORKERS AND SUPPLIES, RED CRESCENT IS PLANNING FEEDING PROGRAMMES TO COVER NEEDS OF NEXT FEW MONTHS.

5. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY (TELEX: 414242 DRO CH, FAX: 41-22-7335623, UNIENET: UNDRO.REG UNX008) OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS WITH CORRESPONDING VALUES.

CONTRIBUTIONS
USD
GOVERNMENTS
AUSTRIA
CASH THROUGH UNDRO
89,815
UN SYSTEM
UNDRO
CASH GRANT
30,000

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 IRA'91 (2)


UNDRO 91/0496

IRAN - FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 4
8 MARCH 91

1. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT FLOODS IN EASTERN PROVINCES HAVE GIVEN RISE TO FOLLOWING DAMAGE IN 195 VILLAGES: 8.500 HOUSES, 427 SCHOOLS AND 135 MOSQUES HAVE BEEN ALMOST TOTALLY DESTROYED. NO CASUALTIES REPORTED.

2. RED CRESCENT HAS SET UP RECEPTION SITE IN BONJAR WITH 1,100 TENTS. SO FAR 9,600 FAMILIES HAVE BEEN TAKEN CARE OF ON THIS SITE.

3. SHOULD FURTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELIEF SUPPLIES BE IDENTIFIED, UNDRO WILL INFORM DONORS.

4. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO DIRECTLY (TELEX: 414242 DRO CH, FAX: 41-22-7335623, UNIENET EMAIL: DIALCOM 41: UNX008 OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS WITH CORRESPONDING VALUES.

5. CONTRIBUTIONS (REPORTED SO FAR): USD

GOVERNMENTS
AUSTRIA
CASH THROUGH UNDRO
89,815
FRANCE
RELIEF SUPPLIES (INCL. TRANSPORT)
340,778
UN SYSTEM
UNDRO
CASH GRANT
30,000
UNDP
CASH GRANT
50,000

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 IRA'91 (2)

UNDRO EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER: +41-22-733 20 10
UNDRO TELEX: 414242 DRO CH
UNDRO FAX: +41-22-733 56 23
UNIENET E-MAIL: ID UNX008


UNDRO 91/0580

IRAN - FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 5
26 MARCH 91

1. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS PROVINCE SISTAN BEEN AGAIN AFFECTED BY FLOODS (FIRST OCCURRENCE THIS YEAR IN EARLY FEB).

2. RESIDENTIAL AREAS AS WELL AS FARMLAND DAMAGED. 30 VILLAGES DESTROYED AND A FURTHER 45 AT RISK.

3. 3,000 PEOPLE MADE HOMELESS.

4. MAIN ROAD CONNECTION CUT BETWEEN ZAHIDAN (PROVINCIAL CAPITAL) AND ZABUL (WHICH MIGHT BECOME AFFECTED AS WELL).

5. DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM UNDRO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ON PLEDGES, IMPENDING DELIVERY OR DELIVERY ALREADY CARRIED OUT OF EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE. QUANTITIES AND VALUES OF THIS ASSISTANCE SHOULD BE INDICATED. THIS INFORMATION WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE SITUATION REPORT FOLLOWING ITS RECEIPT.

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