The Iranian armed forces have been engaged in relief and rescue operations in the quake-hit areas in Western Iran since a few hours after the deadly incident, and have seen shocking and heartbreaking scenes since two weeks ago.
Gary Lewis, the UN Resident Coordinator in Iran, has hailed the "quite impressive" effectiveness and organization of the Iranian Army and Red Crescent during the relief and rescue operations following the recent deadly earthquake.
Legendary Iranian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri, and the Kamkars, Iran’s leading Kurdish family music ensemble, joined together in a concert to raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake which shattered their homeland Kermanshah in western Iran.
Head of Iran’s Orthopedic Surgeons Association, Mohammad Razi, says about one thousand orthopedic surgeries have been conducted in the quake-hit province of Kermanshah over the past week.
Over one week after the deadly earthquake in Iran which shattered the western province of Kermanshah, new photos from the quake-hit regions depict some tragic scenes on the plight of children who are struggling with homelessness.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, is visiting the quake-hit areas in western Iran, expressing sympathy with the victims’ families.
Officials say there is no shortage of food and basic necessities for the victims of the earthquake which jolted western Iran days ago.
Several renowned Iranian sportspeople have auctioned off their Olympics and world medals to give the proceeds to quake victims in west of the country.
In a rare surgery conducted in the quake-hit areas in western Iran, a number of Iranian scientists successfully reattached the right hand of a seven-year-old boy whose hand had been cut off from wrist.
A little baby was taken out of the rubble alive almost 48 hours after a strong quake devastated several cities and villages of Iran's Kermanshah province on Sunday night, leaving at least 435 people dead and over 9,000 wounded.