Iranian Red Crescent ends quake rescue operations in North Khorasan

from Iranian Red Crescent
Published on 16 May 2017 View Original

Dr. Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee, President of the Iranian Red Crescent visited the earthquake affected areas in North Khorasan and said that Red Crescent was immediately on the scene in the first hours of the earthquake and provided relief assistance besides performing its rescue operation. "Relief and rescue works were carried out so fast that 500 relief tents were erected to house quake victims by 5:30 am morning of the next day on Sunday," he also stated.

Dr. Ziaee announced that 1,700 tents have totally been set up in areas affected by the earthquake, adding "So far, 8,000 earthquake victims received emergency sheltering services whilst 1,350 food baskets, 8,200 canned food, 5,000 loaves of bread in addition to other relief items have been distributed amongst the beneficiaries by the Iranian Red Crescent,"