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Red Crescent increases more relief and rescue efforts


Prof. Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee, President of the Iranian Red Crescent inaugurated intercity relief and rescue post in ShahinShahr, Isfahan province - in centre of Iran - through a live video conference. 

The construction of the ShahinShahr Intercity Rescue and Rescue Post begun in the year of 2015 in the western part of Isfahan Province on the Kazemi highway on a land with a total area of 5,000 square meters and a credit worth more than 12 billion Iranian Rials was finished with the help and financial contribution of the Red Crescent volunteer and donor, Hajj Manouchehr Momenzadeh during the holy month of Ramadan. 

"The contribution of donors in establishing and building up Red Crescent relief and rescue posts is amongst the best godly services that has directly related to the saving the lives of humans," said Professor Ziaee during the inauguration. He also emphasized on increasing more efforts on attracting the attentions of donors in the construction of relief and rescue posts. 

"This goodwill in the Iranian Red Crescent will be a great and useful benefit to the people, and will have many revenues for the benevolent and donors," stated Prof. Ziaee.

Whilst appreciating the generosity of the donor from ShahinShahr and all those who participated in the construction of this post, Prof. Ziaee stressed that Red Crescent relief and rescue posts are not solely responsible for providing relief and rescue services in disasters and road accidents.

"Red Crescent relief and rescue posts play an important role in serving the people in many natural and manmade disasters, with regards to the accessibility and proximity to local communities...The first search and rescue teams are being sent from these posts to the sites in various incidents and disasters," he also noted. 

The Iranian Red Crescent enjoys more than 500 fixed relief and rescue posts (Road, Mountain and Sea) which significantly increase during holidays and summer times.