Wed Dec 11, 2019 07:41:24
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President at the coordination meeting of Lorestan Disaster Management Taskforce:

Gov’t, other branches, armed forces, public institutions always alongside people/ Gov’t to pay for temporary housing of flood-hit families

Stating that housing reconstruction plans must be developed based on the reoccurrence of floods, the President said, “The Red Crescent, EMS, executive officials, IRGC, Army, Basij, and Police did a great job in dealing with the recent floods in the country”.

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Speaking on Saturday at the coordination meeting of Disaster Management Taskforce of Lorestan Province, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, “The fact that we don’t have infectious diseases in areas that are hit by the floods is remarkable for the World Health Organisation”.

Expressing hope that the reconstruction of housing units is done in the shortest time possible, the President said, “All public facilities must be provided to the people in the flood-hit areas for their temporary housing”.

“The government will pay for temporary housing of the people in these areas,” added Dr Rouhani.

He continued, “This year began with a lot of problems in some of our provinces around the country, but it was full of blessings”.

Stating that 480 billion cubic metres of water has entered Iran, he said, “The scientific and national report on the recent floods will be presented within six months”.

 “Protecting riverbeds and constructing dams in proper places are essential for preventing and reducing damages and losses,” he said.

The President also went on to say, “The Red Crescent Society, EMS, executive officials, IRGC, Basij, Army and the Police did a great job”.

Dr Rouhani added, “People’s affection and brotherhood towards the armed forces was once again proved in the recent floods”.

“What the public bodies did in repairing the damages infrastructures was exceptional,” added the President.

He continued, “The Supreme Leader’s response to our request to withdraw from the National Development Fund for compensating the damages was precise and effective”.

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