Expansion of Social Emergency Centers

Expansion of Social Emergency CentersExpansion of Social Emergency Centers

The State Welfare Organization (SWO) plans to establish 140 more social emergency centers in cities with a population of 50,000 and above, said Hossein Asad Beigi, head of the Social Emergency Office at the SWO on Wednesday. There are currently 197 such centers operating across the country. They are accessible round the clock via the emergency hotline 123. “Those who want to report cases of social disorders, including spousal and child abuse, violence, runaway girls, women and street children, can dial the hotline,” he said, IRNA reported.

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