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Iran Floods Oct 1994 UN DHA Information Report 1

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Situation Report
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DHA-GENEVA 94/0437

IRAN - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
24 OCTOBER 1994

1. HEAVY RAINS AND STORM HAVE CAUSED FLOODING AND DAMAGE MAINLY IN PROVINCES OF GILAN AND MAZANDARAN. PROVINCES OF KIRMANSHAH AND KIRMAN ALSO AFFECTED.

2. MAZANDARAN (SEVERAL COASTAL CITIES AND VILLAGES INCLUDING NOWSHAR): DAMAGE (RANGING FROM TEN TO FIFTY PER CENT) CAUSED TO MORE THAN 5,000 HOUSES AND BUSINESS PREMISES. SERIOUS DAMAGE CAUSED TO NETWORK OF ROADS AND BRIDGES AND TO ORCHARDS AND AGRICULTURAL LAND. GILAN (CITIES OF RASHT, ASTARA, ROODSAR AND ANZALI): 2,500 HOUSES DAMAGED.

3. THREE DEAD IN MANZARAN AND 100 FAMILIES MOVED TO SAFE AREAS IN GILAN.

4. NATIONAL AUTHORITIES ARE PROVIDING IMMEDIATE RELIEF. RED CRESCENT DISTRIBUTING RELIEF SUPPLIES (FOOD, TENTS, FLOOR COVERS, CLOTHING, BLANKETS, HEATING/COOKING UTENSILS, SOAP, WASHING POWDER). NO GOVERNMENTAL REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

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