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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Flood: 2022/01/01
|Country or District||Iran (Islamic Republic of)|
|Outline||According to the Iranian Meteorological Organization, heavy rainfalls with thunderstorms started on 1 January 2022 in most Iranian provinces and lasted four days. Over 80,000 people were affected in 20 provinces. The most affected provinces are Sistan Baluchestan (in the south), Hormozgan (in the east), Kerman and Fars, Bushehr, and Khuzestan. The floods resulted in damages to power supply, roads/access/infrastructure, agricultural lands, bridges, domestic animal husbandry, houses/residential buildings, and drinking water supply schemes.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and media report, as of 20 January, around 18,000 affected people and approximately 1,200 damaged houses across over 300 villages in 14 counties of Kerman Province.
The heavy flash flood resulted in the death of ten people in the counties of Chabahar, and Mehrestan in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Darab, Lamerd, and Beyram in Fars Province and Sirjan in Kerman Province.