The 2019 floods in Iran have killed 76 people and caused more than $2.2 billion in damages. From mid-March to April 2019, widespread flash flooding affected large parts of Iran, most severely in Golestan, Fars, Khuzestan, Lorestan, and other provinces. Iran has been hit by three major waves of rain and flooding over the course of two weeks, which led to flooding in at least 26 of Iran’s 31 provinces.
ADRRN’s member in Iran, HAMI has published a report on the situation and is calling for more support to reduce the humanitarian burden of Iranians affected by the disaster. Click here to read the 2019 Iran Flood Report, and here for other related updates and activities from HAMI
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 ushered in a paradigm shift from managing disasters to managing disaster risk,