Iran Hit With 3rd Major Flood in 2 Weeks

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TEHRAN The authorities on Monday ordered the immediate evacuation of flood stricken cities in western Iran as rivers burst banks dams overflowed and vast areas were cut off from communication. In Khorramabad the water has risen by as much as three meters in parts with reports elsewhere of areas completely submerged with residents stranded on their rooftops. The Red Crescents provincial director said his organization had lost contact with much of the region. Blocked equipment includes relief choppers adding that this isnt just economic warfare; its economic TERRORISM. The evacuation was ordered after rivers burst their banks dams overflowed and vast areas were cut off from communication. We have requested emergency help from neighbouring provinces but at the present no one can do anything. Dokhtar and Mamulan cities were already half submerged with one fatality reported in Mamulan. An Iranian man carries his son in a flooded way in a village around the city of Ahvaz Sunday. dozens of iranians have fled their communities to escape floodwaters after rivers breached their banks officials said tuesday. The Iranian Red Crescent Society deployed a team and divers to help

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