Fatemeh Behboudi

Documentary Photographer
When the flood swept our homes
Location: Tehran, Iran
Nationality: Iranian
Biography: Fatemeh  Behboudi   ( Photojournalist  and  Documentary  photographer )   was  born  (1985) in  Tehran , Iran.   She  started  Professional  Photography  at  2007 ... read on
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When the flood swept our homes
Credits: fatemeh behboudi
Date of Work: 03/27/19 - 04/29/19
Updated: 08/31/19
Iran is among the ten countries in the world for high-risk natural disasters . Earthquake and flood are the most important disasters that affect the lives of millions of Iranians every year.

In the early days of the iranian New Year  "From mid-March to April 2019" widespread flash flooding affected large parts of Iran, most severely in Golestan, Fars, Khuzestan, Lorestan, and other provinces .

Iran has been hit by three major waves of rain and flooding over the course of two weeks  which led to flooding in at least 26 of Iran's 31 provinces and at least 78 people were killed, 1137 injured and about 300,000 displaced.
In the incident, 26 provinces and more than 4,400 villages were affected by rain and floods, which damaged more than 14,000 kilometers of the country's roads in more than 68,000 points in Iran and caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to water and agriculture infrastructures.
The recent flood has affected the lives of 10 million people and at least 2 million of them need humanitarian assistance, the World Red Cross said.

Due to the widespread flooding in Iran, government aid was slowly to people
the people of flood-hit towns, which were going through tough days of sanctions and economic pressures by usa , began resisting and trying to prevent water from entering their city.
A resistance to life .

this story taken in the 3 cities of Gulistan , Khuzistan and lorestan and in one month ,


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