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IRCS Responds to Blizzard in Iran

TEHRAN, Nov.7 (IRCS) - Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS)'s volunteers offered services to over 700 blizzard-affected travellers and citizens in East Azerbaijan, Isfahan, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Zanjan,  Qazvin, Mazandaran and Ardebil during the past 24 hours.

Red Crescent relief workers rendered relief services to 788 people in arteries of the provinces.

Relief workers recovered 104 vehicles trapped in snow and blizzard.

Moreover, 38 people were provided with emergency shelter and 126 blankets were distributed among blizzard-affected people in the provinces.

Red Crescent deployed 19  operational teams, consisting of 56 relief workers and rescuers to respond to the affected regions.