68306
Masks Distributed in Sistan
People

Masks Distributed in Sistan

The Iranian Red Crescent Society has distributed more than 14,000 air pollution masks in four dust storm-hit cities in Sistan- Baluchestan Province over the past 3 days as the southeastern region continues to struggle with the dangerous and seemingly unending bad weather phenomenon.
The organization also distributed 515 food packages in Zabol, Hamoun, Zahak and Hirmand, according to Rasoul Rasheki, head of the provincial chapter of the organization, IRNA reported. A team of 84 rescuers were on the ground helping those in need.  Every summer, from mid-May to mid-September, a phenomenon known locally as the 120-day winds blow massive amounts of dust and other particulate matter from neighboring Afghanistan and Pakistan into the deprived province. The problem is exacerbated by the low water level of Hamoun Wetlands and worsened by the fact that temperatures in summer exceed 40 degrees Celsius.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/hYqoPL
  1. https://goo.gl/nxGG3T
  • https://goo.gl/nwbd12
  • https://goo.gl/sYFdVG
  • https://goo.gl/Jmnd9U
  • https://goo.gl/xesZN5

You can also read ...

Iran Preparing UNESCO Dossier for Iranian Railroads-Photo Jean Marc Fryburg
Cultural heritage officials, in cooperation with the Islamic...
Four Hajj Pilgrims Die
Four Iranian hajj pilgrims (three men and one woman) have lost...
Three Killed  in Bus Crash
Three people were killed and 35 were injured when a bus...
Math, Chemistry Olympiad Winners
Iran has topped the 18th math and 10th chemistry international...
Sistan-Baluchestan is looking to overhaul its image for domestic and foreign travelers.
Work has begun on developing four coastal tourism resorts in...
Restricting the availability of jobs to EU nationals and access to social security will deter many from making the journey.
European nationals will still be able to pass freely without...
Iran Reviewing Rural Tourism Potentials
Iranian authorities will review the tourism potentials of 1,...
Top Airline Investor Interested in Air Berlin
Airline entrepreneur Hans Rudolf Woehrl is interested in...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus