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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Flood: 2019/03/19 Country Information on DRR

Period 2019/03/19
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Flood
Outline The northern part of Iran has experienced heavy rains over the past week causing floods, landslides and severe damage to the infrastructure, including roads. To date, according to local reports, 31 people have been confirmed dead.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
IFRC 2019/04/14
Dead: 78
Injured: 1,136
Affected: over 10,000,000
Destroyed houses: 54,000
Damaged houses: 90,000

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IFRC 2019/04/14
Since 16 of March, almost all 31 provinces in Iran have been hit by flooding, damaging houses and infrastructure, affecting over 10,000,000 people.

ECHO 2019/04/07
Iranian authorities have reported 70 deaths as of Sunday resulting from flooding affecting several parts of the country. Mass evacuations have been ordered in the south-western province of Khuzestan affecting approximately 400 000 people.

ECHO 2019/04/03
According to media reports, as of 3 April at 8.00 UTC, the death toll has reached 57 (19 in Shiraz City, Fars Province), 478 injured and tens of thousands displaced.

ECHO 2019/03/29
Following the heavy rain and flash floods that affected several Provinces of Iran (in particular Mazandaran, Golsetan, North Khorasan, Semnan, Kermanshah, Fars, Kurdistan, Qom, and Isfahan) the number of deaths has risen. According to media reports, as of 29 March at 8.00 UTC, at least 43 people have died.

UNOCHA 2019/03/26
Over 60,000 people have been impacted by the flooding in 10 cities.

Geographycal Data

ECHO 2019/04/15
Iran - Floods Situation, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - ECHO Daily Map| 15/04/2019

ECHO 2019/04/01
Iran - Floods, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - ECHO Daily Map 01/04/2019


International Charter 2019/03/31
Flood in Iran