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New Grants for Quake-Hit Kermanshah

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the western province of Kermanshah and the regions bordering Iraq on Nov. 12, killing over 500 people and injuring thousands of others.A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the western province of Kermanshah and the regions bordering Iraq on Nov. 12, killing over 500 people and injuring thousands of others.

The government will grant 10 billion rials ($238,095) to those who suffered spinal cord injuries during the earthquake of western Iranian Kermanshah Province, the head of Management and Planning Organization of the province said on Wednesday. 
Families who lost a member in the quake will receive 31 billion rials ($738,095)—50 million rials ($1,190) for each family member—and a total of 150 billion rials ($3.57 million) will be paid on construction licenses for new homes. 
The grants will be provided through the Iranian Red Crescent Society in a month. 
Iranians donated 640 billion rials ($15.23 million) to relief efforts by IRCS in Kermanshah. 
 

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