South Khorasan is the third earthquake-prone province in Iran and lack of aerial relief was considered one of the serious problems of the province.

South Khorasan has 22 active relief bases across the province

A ceremony was held to unveil the helicopter in the presence of Mahmoud Reza Peyravi, IRCS Secretary General.

Dr. Peyravi described the conditions of the warehouses of the South Khorasan provincial Red Crescent branch as desirable, adding: “In major disasters, if necessary, assistance would be provided to South Khorasan from the near provinces.”

In addition, 3 rescue vehicles were given to the provincial Red Crescent branch. South Khorasan has 22 active relief bases across the province.