Iran floods

Iran over 80% self-sufficient in food production: Minister

Iran’s caretaker agriculture minister says self-sufficiency in food production is no longer a cherished dream for Iran as the country currently relies on home-grown products for more than 80 percent of its agrifood needs.

Agriculture and Environment

Cryptocurrency campaign seeks to help Iran flood victims

An independent campaign has been launched in Iran in order to attract international aid in cryptocurrency for flood victims in the face of US sanctions which have choked off foreign funds.

Financial Markets

3 financial channels opened for int’l cash donations to help Iran flood-hit regions

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, the UN and the German Red Cross have opened payment channels to raise funds to help those heavily affected by the devastating floods in vast swathes of Iran.

Macro Economy

Iran private sector sends in humanitarian aid to help flood survivors

Three weeks of intense rainfalls, deadly flash floods and colossal damage have made local chambers of commerce to rush to aid those affected by the recent inundation in large parts of Iran.

Macro Economy

UN establishes financial channel for cash donations to help Iran flood survivors

The United Nations representative in Iran says the banking channel has been established as a result of efforts that were made at the highest levels of the international organisation’s leadership.

Macro Economy

Int’l aid for flood survivors trickles into Iran as US sanctions block cash donations

Several world countries have dispatched their aid supplies to the Iranian Red Crescent Society to be used for assisting those affected in the latest deadly floods. However, US sanctions haven’t allowed any foreign cash donation to be transferred to the Red Crescent accounts.

Macro Economy

World countries rush to help Iran flood survivors despite US sanctions that impede intl. aid

Devastating floods have wreaked havoc and taken the lives of some 50 people in nearly 21 provinces of Iran. No international organisation can donate cash or non-cash humanitarian aid due to Washington’s restrictive measures. However, several states are trying to defy the US curbs.

Iran Economy