Natural Disasters



  • آماده شدن برای طوفان هاروی‎ 2017-08-27 11:45

    VIDEO: Harvey Hurricane claims 2 lives in Texas

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Harvey Hurricane in Texas, the strongest to hit the US in 13 years, has so far claimed two victims. The National Hurricane Center has warned of ‘catastrophic flooding’ over the next few days.

  • Mohsen Tabatabaei 2017-06-17 22:50

    IUESA secy.:

    Half a meter land subsidence in Tehran annually

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Referring to some of the acute crises of Iranian cities, particularly in Tehran Metropolis, Seyyed Mohsen Tabatabaei Mozdabadi, secretary of IUESA said distressed and old fabric, air pollution, earthquake, flood, land subsidence, urban poverty, and informal economy are some of the major natural hazards threatening urban life.

  • دیدار مردم آذربایجان شرقی با رهبر انقلاب 2017-02-20 10:36

    Leader urges authorities to aid crisis-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution has called on authorities to make urgent, effective efforts for addressing the current harrowing problems of flood, sandstorm and outages facing Khuzestan province.

  • Ban ki moon 2016-12-06 12:04

    Ban praises volunteers to building a future of peace, dignity

    TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Volunteer Day, 5 December 2016, praised UN Volunteers for their commitment to building a future of peace, prosperity and dignity for all. 

  • کنفرانس خبری معاون دبیرکل سازمان ملل 2016-09-06 10:31

    VIDEO: UN humanitarian chief's presser in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – During his press conference Mon. in Tehran, UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien commended Iran for its efficient role in responding to emergencies in the region, saying UN partnership with Iran will strengthen to improve effectiveness of humanitarian assistance particularly in the Middle East region.

  • کنفرانس خبری معاون دبیرکل سازمان ملل 2016-09-06 10:29

    UN hails Iran for efficient disaster response

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – UN humanitarian chief, Stephen O’Brian, praised Iran’s well-developed system for disaster preparedness and response, calling on Iran to join the UN Disaster and Assessment teams.

  •   2016-06-08 01:00

    IUESA secretary:

    Tehran to ‘use experiences of pioneer cities in quake management’

    TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – Iran Urban Economics Scientific Association has criticized the lack of comprehensive renovation and rehabilitation of distressed areas in Tehran where nearly 1.5 million citizens live.

  • هلال احمر 2015-12-18 10:59

    Red Cross, Red Crescent leaders hold intl. conference

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – The 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent has closed with a call for greater collaboration between States, humanitarian organizations and other stakeholders to address escalating humanitarian needs.

  • women 2015-12-09 12:01

    UNFPA official:

    Women health needs neglected after natural disasters, conflicts

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – The health needs of women are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, said United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Iran, Dr. Maha El-Adawy, on Tuesday.

  • UN 2015-12-08 09:47

    UN: more than 125 million people need humanitarian aid

    NEW YORK, Dec. 08 (MNA) – The conflicts and natural disasters have caused that more than 125 million people will need humanitarian aid in 2016, United Nations warned.