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61 IRCS teams Effort to help Kouhbanan earthquake affected peoples/ setting up more than 1700 tents

Iran/ Tehran/ IRCS _ December 24th _ Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has set up 1,710 relief tent for emergency sheltering of 8,550 earthquake affected peoples in Kouhbanan district in Kerman province.

 Head of the IRCS Relief and Rescue Organization Moreteza Salimi said, "from 21st December till 6 o’clock (local time) of 23 December, relief operations have been doing in Kouhbanan city and 18 villages around it."

 Sixty-one relief and rescue teams of IRCS (include 305 relief workers) are rendering essential services to earthquake affected people in district, he added.

 On Thursday, 21 December 2017, at 20:34 local time, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck Kuhbanan district in Kerman province which left 42 injured.