EghtesadOnline: Watershed management projects have been carried out for almost one million hectares in 10 flood producing provinces in 12 months, head of Flood Control and Watershed Management Department at the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Flooding in eastern parts of Golestan Province on July 16 has inflicted losses worth 1.5 trillion rials ($6 million).
EghtesadOnline: Heavy rains that began Monday have led to flash floods in the west and southwest of Iran, causing damage to infrastructure in some provinces.
EghtesadOnline: Severe flooding that hit Iran in March and April was the world's ninth costliest weather disaster of 2019, according to insurance broker Aon (formerly called Aon Benfield).
EghtesadOnline: Timely and effective flood mitigation strategies help in saving precious lives and minimizing material loss, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) said.
EghtesadOnline: Floods have inflicted losses worth nearly 90 trillion rials [$690 million] on Iran’s economy in the fiscal 2019-20.
EghtesadOnline: Heavy rainfall in the southern Hormozgan and southeastern Kerman and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces in the past few days has damaged houses, bridges, power/water infrastructure, flooded many streets, blocked roads and displaced people.
EghtesadOnline: Water issues (including scarcity of drinking water, poor infrastructure, floods and droughts) are crucial in developing nations like Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Flash floods during the past three weeks in the west and southwest are taking a toll on oil production in oil-rich Khuzestan Province, the National Iranian Oil Company's deputy managing director for planning said.