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Iran: Urban awareness programmes to reduce the impacts of natural hazards

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"Iran is prone to more than 75 percent of natural disasters, including flood and earthquake," said Abolhassan Faqih, head of Iran’s Red Crescent Society in a report by the Iran Daily, emphasizing the need for urban awareness programmes to reduce the impact of disasters, reports the Iran Daily, No. 3906.

Keywords

  • Themes:Early Warning, Economics of DRR, Media, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake, Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Iran, Islamic Rep of

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/18166

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