Relief and Rescue
The latest news and views about relief and rescue operations in Iran and other parts of the world
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.
The Iranian Armed Forces have carried out its first fire extinguishing operation in Turkey amid massive wildfires in the country.
An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has struck Iran’s southern province of Fars on Sunday afternoon.
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.
An Iranian official says the collapse of Nilchian fire clay mine in Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has killed two miners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei has expressed condolences to the families of those killed in an explosion at a clinic 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.
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.
A huge fire at a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom has killed five people and injured 66 others.
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.
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.
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’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.