Friday, March 1, 2024

Relief and Rescue

Iran Sympathises with Greece over Massive Wildfires

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed regret over the massive wildfires that have engulfed some regions of Greece, killing and injuring several people and causing material damages.

Iran’s Military Conducts 1st Firefighting Operation in Turkey

The Iranian Armed Forces have carried out its first fire extinguishing operation in Turkey amid massive wildfires in the country.

Iran’s Fars Province Hit by 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has struck Iran’s southern province of Fars on Sunday afternoon.

Two Bodies Recovered in Flash Floods in Southeast Iran

The bodies of two of five people who had gone missing in flooding in a village near the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman have been found.

Two Miners Killed in Mine Collapse in Western Iran

An Iranian official says the collapse of Nilchian fire clay mine in Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has killed two miners.

Huge Fire Engulfs Alcohol Factory in Iran’s Qom

Several people, including firefighters, have been injured in a huge fire that engulfed an alcohol factory in the central Iranian city of Qom.

5.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale has jolted an area close to the city of Bandar Ganaveh in Bushehr province, southern Iran.

Iran Sympathises with India over Deadly Flooding

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh expressed regret over the recent flooding in northern India which has killed several people.

11 Killed after Avalanche Hits Northern Tehran

At least two avalanches in northern heights of the Iranian capital have killed 11 people. according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).

At Least Seven Killed in Autumn Floods in Southern Iran

Autumn floods have caused severe damages to many urban and rural areas in several southern provinces of Iran, killing at least seven people as of Monday.

Iran’s Red Crescent Ready to Send Relief Teams to Quake-Hit Turkey

The Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran says it stands ready to offer assistance to Turkey following the deadly quake which struck the Turkish city of Izmir on October 30, 2020.

Iran’s Interior Minister Condoles with Turkey over Deadly Quake

The Iranian interior minister has expressed condolences over the loss of several lives in an earthquake which struck Turkey's Izmir on October 30, 2020.

Iran Sympathizes with Turkey over Tragic Earthquake

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has, in a message to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, expressed deep sympathy over the tragic earthquake that struck Turkey's Izmir.

Several Miners Killed, Injured in Western Iran

One miner has suffocated from poisonous gas and six others have been injured in a mine in the city of Gilan Gharb in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Iran Gov’t Condoles with Families of Tehran Clinic Blast Victims

Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei has expressed condolences to the families of those killed in an explosion at a clinic in Tehran.

Fire in Tehran Clinic Kills 19, Wounds 11

At least 13 people have died and six other wounded in a blast and raging fire at a medical centre in northern Tehran, medics said.

Rouhani Puts State Bodies on Alert after Tremor in Tehran

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has ordered several organizations to stay fully prepared to handle the situation following a 5.1-magnitude temblor that struck capital Tehran and nearby cities early Friday.

Red Cross Hails Iran’s Achievements in Coping with Coronavirus

The International Committee of the Red Cross has praised the Islamic Republic’s fight against the spread of the coronavirus saying the actions taken by Iran’s Red Crescent Society during this period have been very significant.

12 Killed,17 Injured in Iran Flash Floods

Flash floods in several provinces of Iran have killed at least 12 people and injured 17 others, medical authorities said.

President Appoints Caretaker for IRCS

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed Karim Hemmati as the new caretaker president of the country’s Red Crescent Society.

Residential Building Fire in Iran’s Qom Kills 5, Injures 66

A huge fire at a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom has killed five people and injured 66 others.

Iran President Orders Rapid Action to Aid Snow-Hit Areas

As heavy snow has blanketed much of northern Iran, President Hassan Rouhani has ordered four ministers to take whatever action necessary to swiftly aid people in the affected areas and address their problems.

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.

Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iran Offers Aid after 6.8-Magntitude Quake Hits Turkey

Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki has told his Turkish counterpart the Islamic Republic is ready to send relief and rescue teams to help the people affected by the heavy earthquake that struck the north-western neighbour of Iran on Friday night.

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