Overall Green alert Flood
in Islamic Republic of Iran

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1102626
Death: 7
Displaced: -
Countries: Islamic Republic of Iran
From - To 15 May - 17 May

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Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran, Mid-May 2024Heavy rainfall Wednesday in Mashhad, Iran’s second most populous city, has left at least seven people dead and 12 missing, local media reported. Mashhad Municipality Fire Department Chief Hamidreza Kafiniya said seven people died in flooding, including two who were trapped in a submerged car in Mashhad Inkilap Square and a mother and her four children who died while trapped in their home. The fire brigade began aiding flood victims in the afternoon, continuing search and rescue operations. Muhsin Zakiriyan, the head of the Razavi Khorasan Red Crescent, said 12 people were missing. Mashhad Governor Mohsen Daveri said at least 250 families in 150 damaged homes were relocated to different parts of the city and surrounding villages.Thu 16 May 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 16 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

May 20, 2024 05:00 PM GSTMay 20, 2024 10:41 AM GST2024-05-20T16:03+0200.

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Iran among top four countries in dam building: energy minister2024-05-20T12:54+0200.

TEHRAN - Iran’s Minister of Energy Ali-Akbar Mehrabian has said that the Islamic Republic stands among the top four countries in the world in the field of dam construction as it meets 95% of its needs in dam construction, irrigation network
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Iran among top four countries in dam building: energy minister2024-05-20T12:30+0200.

TEHRAN - Iran’s Minister of Energy Ali-Akbar Mehrabian has said that the Islamic Republic stands among the top four countries in the world in the field of dam construction as it meets 95% of its needs in dam construction, irrigation network
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Chinese ambassador pledges support to Afghan flood victims2024-05-19T19:37+0200.

by The Frontier Post KABUL (BNA): In a meeting between the Chinese Ambassador to Kabul, Zhaoxing, and the Acting Refugees and Repatriation Minister, Khalil ur-Rehman Haqqani, China expressed its commitment to extending assistance to the flo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),