German humanitarian aid arrives in Tehran

IRNA – German ambassador to Iran said that the planes carrying humanitarian aids to Iranian flood-stricken people arrived in Tehran on Thursday.

“Charter plane with German humanitarian assistance for flood victims in Iran landing right now in Tehran!,” Michael Klor Berchtold wrote in his Twitter account.

Klor Berchtold earlier said ‘German Foreign Ministry provides humanitarian assistance to flood victims in Iran. 40 boats and safety equipment will be delivered by #GermanRedCross to #IranianRedCrescent.”

Unprecedented heavy rains caused floods in various parts of Iran over the past two weeks. Scores of people were killed and 478 others were injured and a large number were displaced across Iran.

Meanwhile earlier, he European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides said “Following the severe floods in #Iran we are allocating an initial amount of €1.2 million in emergency support to assist the most vulnerable communities.”