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Information Bulletin 12/ Iran Flood – Timeframe: March & April 2019 | ReliefWeb Mobile
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Information Bulletin 12/ Iran Flood – Timeframe: March & April 2019

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Iran
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Iranian Red Crescent
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This bulletin is being issued for information, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

Since the beginning of severe rainfalls and flash floods in 31 provinces of Iran, 2000 cities, villages and mountainous roads have been affected. 290,000 people have been assisted, 111,000 persons sheltered and 1,152 individuals evacuated to safe areas.

The death toll is reported 70 persons in Fars, Golestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Semnan, Ilam, Lorestan and Hamedan provinces.

The IRCS with 3,829 teams (over 16,000 relief workers), 23 relief and rescue helicopters, 41 boats and more than 2000 light and heavy relief vehicles started big operation through air, road and land and rendered relief services for more than 280,000 people and provided temporally shelters for more than 98,000 persons. Meanwhile, over 600,000 kg of relief goods and 2,340 staff and relief workers transferred via 612 hours of flight to the field. During the overall operation, 4,809 vehicles were released from snow, 4809 vehicles were released from flood and 5,000 flooded houses were pumped out. The IRCS has established 2500 collection points with 10,000 for Iranians public donations throughout the country. 400 volunteers of the IRCS are packing the relief items in the warehouses for distribution among the affected people.

Food stuff and basic living items that have been distributed so far throughout the affected provinces are as follows:

18,723 units of tents, 67,484 pcs of blankets, 35,016 pcs of ground sheets, 49,284 kgs of plastic sheets, 3,465 pcs of heaters, 3,207 hygiene kits, 1,624 kitchen sets, 262,210 bottles of mineral water, 148,543 canned food, 636,525 loaves of bread, 1,877 kgs of date, 41,992 kgs of rice, 9,485 kgs of edible oil, 3955 boxes of Biscuits, 9,454 kgs of sugar, 11,753 kgs of beans and 104,835 food packages.