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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2017/11/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/11/12
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit 19 miles (30km) southwest of Halabja near the northern border region between Iran and Iraq on November 12, killing at least 135 people and injuring hundreds more.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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DG ECHO 2017/11/15
As of 15 November, local media reported that the earthquake that hit close to the border between Iran and Iraq on 12 November has so far claimed at least 530 lives (most of them in Kermanshah, Iran) and 7,370 wounded people (of which at least 550 in Iraq). Houses and historical buildings have been damaged across eight cities, and 526 villages are severely affected.

IFRC 2017/11/13
According to Iran Red Crescent at least 328 people have been killed and 3,950 injured.

BBC 2017/11/13
At least 129 people died in western Iran\'s Kermanshah province, officials told state media.

Geographycal Data

DG ECHO 2017/11/15
Iran, Iraq | 7.3 M Earthquake - DG ECHO Daily map | 15/11/2017

DG ECHO 2017/11/13
Iran, Iraq | 7.3 M Earthquake - DG ECHO Daily map | 13/11/2017

World Food Programme 2017/11/12


International Charter 2017/11/13
Earthquake in Iran