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QRCS launches relief response to Iran floods

QRCS launches relief response to Iran floods

In an immediate response to the heavy rainfall and subsequent flash floods in many parts of Iran, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has started an emergency intervention operation to help the victims.

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Seventy-six people have been killed in Iran by floods in recent weeks, according to a new toll published Sunday with warnings still in place for large swathes of the country.

Iran expands evacuations as new rains to worsen floods

Iran expands evacuations as new rains to worsen floods

Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after forecasts for more rains in the southwest of the country, state television reported, as the nationwide toll from the flooding reached 70.

Iran orders 70 villages evacuated in Khuzestan over flood danger

Iran orders 70 villages evacuated in Khuzestan over flood danger

Flood risks forced Iranian authorities to order the evacuation of over 70 villages in the oil-rich southwestern province of Khuzestan on Tuesday, the state news agency IRNA reported.

Death toll in 'unprecedented' Iran floods rises to 21

Death toll in 'unprecedented' Iran floods rises to 21

The death toll from major floods swamping much of Iran has risen to 21, emergency services said Tuesday, as authorities sent safety warnings to mobile telephones across the country.