Country: Iran

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in IranDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/irnRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Iran

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Earthquake in Kermanshah Province 26 August 2016

Iran Quake                                                                  27 August 2018   The situation Report A magnitude 5.9 earthquake on the Richter scale hit, Tazehabad the city which is  the capital of Salas-e Babajani County, Kermanshah Province, Iran, on Sunday August 26, 2018 at 02:43 local time, killing 2 people and injuring 267. The epicenter of the earthquake was at …

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360° of Preparedness: Reflections from Cities around the World

Experts in the field of disaster management shared perspectives and experiences pertaining to disaster preparedness in rapidly growing urban settings across the globe. City case studies included Christchurch, New Zealand; Istanbul, Turkey; Kathmandu, Nepal; Mandalay, Myanmar; Mexico City, Mexico; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Boulder, USA; and Tehran, Iran. The presentations were followed by an afternoon dialogue among academics and …

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