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Floods: Evacuation of 70 Villages

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Iranian government has ordered the evacuation of 70 villages threatened by flooding. A state of emergency has been declared in many southern provinces. Al Jazeera’s Raheela Mahomed reports:

IRGC Commander Orders Flood Relief for Victims

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari ordered the IRGC units in flood-stricken provinces of Iran to fully employ their capabilities to provide relief aid to victims. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, IRGC Spokesman General Ramezan Sharif said the top commander has issued an order to provide relief aid […]