1 October 2023

IRCS prevents people from drowning in Mazandaran Sea

SARI, 13 August 2023 (IRCS) – The Red Crescent aid workers have assisted in saving more than 600 people from drowning in the sea in the northern province of Mazandaran.

Since the launch of the drowning reduction plan on 19 May in Mazandaran, 624 people have been saved from drowning by the Red Crescent aid workers and lifesavers.

 According to current estimates, there has been a 50 percent decrease in the number of drowned people in Mazandaran compared to the same time last year.

Along the province's seashores, the Mazandaran Red Crescent branch has deployed 150 aid workers and rescuers, who work with 1,000 lifesavers.

In addition, 50 boats, 10 personal watercrafts, 60 motorcycles, 11 ambulances and 15 relief vehicles are being utilized in the plan.

Aid workers have also provided first aid to 10,000 people and transported 86 injured to medical centers in collaboration with EMS.

view 83
8/13/2023 - 14:01
Comment text
User comments
No comments have been registered yet
Short Link