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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2002/06/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/06/22
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline About 230 people have been killed and around 1,400 injured, after an earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck northwestern Iran.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2002/06/23
Dead: (Quazvin region) 227 people
(Hamadan region) 3 persons
Injured: 1,000 people
Homeless: 25,000 people

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CNN news 2002/06/24
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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/06/24
The earthquake has caused 226 confirmed deaths in the Qazvin region and 3 deaths in the Hamadan region.

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Red Crescent officials said 5,000 houses had been destroyed and 25,000 people made homeless.

BBC news 2002/06/23
The Iranian Red Crescent now says that 222 people died as a result of the tremor, down from initial estimates of more than 500.

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The hospital in Avaj was overwhelmed by the injured.

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Iran quake death toll reaches 441. The quake, measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck

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Geographycal Data

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Earthquake in northern Iran

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