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IRCS Finds Bodies of 5 Flood Victims
TEHRAN, Feb. 17, 2019 (IRCS) _ Iranian Red Crescent search and rescue teams found the bodies of five people who lost their lives in a recent flood in the provinces of South Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan, and Fars.
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“These bodies were found by nonstop efforts of IRCS provincial volunteers,” said Morteza Salimi, Head of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).
Search and Rescue teams are exerting efforts to find one other body in Roudan County, Hormozgan.
During the last 48 hours (February 16-17), IRCS relief workers and rescuers rendered relief services to more than 1,800 people in 102 towns, villages and mountain arteries in the provinces of East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan, Yazd, Hamedan, Markazai, Mazandaran, Lorestan, Golestan, Kohgiluyeh and Buyerahmad, Kermanshah, Kerman, Kordestan, Ghazvin, Fars, Zanjan, Khuzestan, South Khirasan, North Khorasan, Khorasan-e Razavi, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Bushehr, Ilam, and Ardebil.
Search and Rescue teams are exerting efforts to find one other body in Roudan County, Hormozgan
206 travelers and passengers, affected by severe climatic conditions, were given emergency makeshift shelters in IRCS relief base, schools, and mosques.
Furthermore, 403 vehicles stuck in snowstorm were recovered by volunteers.
Head of the IRCS Relief and Rescue Organization called on the people to contact IRCS emergency number (112–Relief Voice) if they are at risk of natural or manmade disasters. 112 emergency number can be contacted even without SIM-card.