Sunday, February 5, 2023

Relief and Rescue

Turkish Plane Already on Fire before Crashing in Iran (+Video)

An Iranian emergency official says the Turkish private jet which crashed into Iran’s Shahr-e Kord on Sunday had caught fire before the deadly incident.

Iran Recovers Bodies of Those Killed in Turkish Plane Crash

An Iranian rescue helicopter is going to bring down bodies of people on board a Turkish private jet that crashed in southwestern Iran on Sunday night, while crash investigation teams from Turkey and families of the victims have arrived in Iran.

Iran Expresses Deep Regret over Turkish Plane Crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has voiced deep regret over the fatal crash of a Turkish private jet in southwestern Iran.

Iran FM, Red Cross Chief Discuss Syria, Yemen Crises

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer have sat for talks in Tehran.

Iran, ICRC Discuss Cooperation to Alleviate Humanitarian Disasters

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a top aide to Iranian Foreign Minister in special political affairs, has held talks with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer.

Black Box of Iranian Crashed Plane Found

An Iranian Red Crescent Society official said climbers searching for the black box of a plane that crashed south of Isfahan province last month have found new pieces of the plane that could contain its black box.

Dozens of Bodies Recovered from Plane Crash Site in Central Iran

The remnants of several victims of the recent plane crash have been recovered in mountains adjacent to the crash site near the peak of Dena Mountain, south of Isfahan.

IRGC Finishes Aid Operations in Iran’s Quake-Hit Areas

Iran’s IRGC has announced the end of its relief operations in earthquake-stricken areas in west of the country.

Iran Army Distributes Nuts, Fruits in Quake-Hit Areas during Yalda Night

The Iranian army has prepared 20,000 packages of dried nuts and fruits to distribute among quake-hit people in the western province of Kermanshah on the occasion of a Persian festival celebrated on the longest night of the year.

Iran’s Kermanshah Once Again Hit by Strong Quake

A magnitude-6 earthquake has once again struck an area near the Iran-Iraq border in the Iranian province of Kermanshah one month after another massive quake killed over 600 people at the same place.

Iran Red Crescent Society Official Dismissed for Negligence after Quake

A deputy director of Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been fired due to his negligence in providing relief assistance to the earthquake-hit people in western Kermanshah province.

IRGC Providing Shelter for All Quake-Hit People

A commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC forces are building and transferring temporary shelters for the quake-hit people in the western province of Kermanshah.

Quake-Hit People Make Army Officers Burst into Tears (Video)

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.

UN Envoy “Very Impressed” by Post-Quake Performance of Iran Army, Red Crescent

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.

Iran Earthquake ‘Divine Trial’ for Statesmen: Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has described the recent deadly earthquake in the country’s western areas as a test for Iranian authorities to perform their duties.

Int’l Red Cross Official Praises Capabilities of Iranian Red Crescent Society

Paul Bouvier, a senior Medical Advisor to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), described the academic and administrative capabilities of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran as unrivalled.

Iranian Red Crescent gains maximum rank in int’l evaluation

The Iranian Red Crescent Society is one the world's most competent, a senior official with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says.

Iranian official urges International bodies to facilitate aid dispatch to Yemen

In a meeting with the visiting Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Deputy FM Sarmadi deplored as “unacceptable” the politicization of aid supplies to Yemen.

Iran ship with humanitarian aid for Yemen docks in Djibouti

Iran’s ship, carrying 2,500 tons of basic supplies for the war-hit Yemenis as well as international journalists, doctors, and anti-war activists, has arrived in Djibouti.

New cave discovered in east of Iran

Members of rescue operation division of Iran’s Red Crescent Society in Khaf have discovered a new 80-meter long cave in Khorasan Razavi Province.

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