Unprecedented rainfall in March 2019 led to catastrophic flash flooding and landslides, initially in Golestan Province, and subsequently spreading further north and east. At least 23 of 31 provinces across Iran are affected and 70 deaths were reported.
The Iranian Red Crescent and IFRC will support 150,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by this disaster. Our operation will provide emergency shelter, livelihoods and basic needs, and services in protection, gender and inclusion. Red Crescent volunteers have already helped 257,000 people in need since the floods began.
Publication date: 08/04/2019
Document status: Final