Iran (Islamic Republic Of) : Heavy Rain, Flood, Landslide : 2019/03/19
|Country or District||Iran (Islamic Republic Of)|
|Name||Heavy Rain, Flood, Landslide|
|Outline||The northern part of Iran has experienced heavy rains over the past week causing floods, landslides and severe damage to the infrastructure, including roads. To date, according to local reports, 31 people have been confirmed dead.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Affected: over 10,000,000
|Destroyed houses: 54,000
Damaged houses: 90,000
Since 16 of March, almost all 31 provinces in Iran have been hit by flooding, damaging houses and infrastructure, affecting over 10,000,000 people.
Iranian authorities have reported 70 deaths as of Sunday resulting from flooding affecting several parts of the country. Mass evacuations have been ordered in the south-western province of Khuzestan affecting approximately 400 000 people.
According to media reports, as of 3 April at 8.00 UTC, the death toll has reached 57 (19 in Shiraz City, Fars Province), 478 injured and tens of thousands displaced.
Following the heavy rain and flash floods that affected several Provinces of Iran (in particular Mazandaran, Golsetan, North Khorasan, Semnan, Kermanshah, Fars, Kurdistan, Qom, and Isfahan) the number of deaths has risen. According to media reports, as of 29 March at 8.00 UTC, at least 43 people have died.
Over 60,000 people have been impacted by the flooding in 10 cities.
Geographycal Data Information
Iran - Floods Situation, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - ECHO Daily Map| 15/04/2019
Iran - Floods, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - ECHO Daily Map 01/04/2019
International Charter 2019/03/31
Flood in Iran