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IRCS Provides Relief to nearly 2000 Snowstorm Victims

Tehran, 20 January 2018 - Following occurrence of snowstorm in 11 provinces of the country, Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) disasters relief workers rendered relief services to 1,842 snowstorm victims within the past 24 hours.

"Rlief workers also provided 40 people with emergency shelter," said Morteza Salimi, Head of the IRCS's Relief and Rescue Organization.


 "169 vehicles stuck in snow were released by the IRCS relief workers as well." He added.


37 IRCS operational relief and rescue teams including 121 relief workers rendered relief services to snowstorm victims in East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan, Isfahan, Ilam, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Zanjan, Semnan, Kordestan, Golestan and Lorestan Provinces.