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Floods in Iran – 250 villages flooded in Khuzestan Province

The village of Bondeh near the town of Dasht-e Azadegan, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran
The village of Bondeh near the town of Dasht-e Azadegan, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran

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Iran, April 13, 2019 - Reports indicate 250 villages across the oil-rich province of Khuzestan in southwest Iran are now flooded. 270 villages across this vast province have been completely evacuated, leaving 120,000 locals dislocated.

 

A village engulfed by floodwaters in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran

A village engulfed by floodwaters in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran

 

A village completely wiped out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

Roads wiped out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

 

A village completely wiped out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

Roads are floods in Lorestan Province making aid delivery difficult

 

A village completely wiped out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

Major roads in Lorestan Province, western Iran destroyed by floods

 

A village completely wiped out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

Riverbanks are totally washed out by floods – Lorestan Province, western Iran

 

This village, near Ahvaz, has been completely engulfed by floodwaters.

 

 

Near the town of Dashte Azadegan, also in Khuzestan Province, locals were able to open a floodgate erected by the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) that effectively directed water away from their facilities and towards residential areas. Youths in this district say they will maintain their unity and not allow the IRGC to bully them.

 

 

A road in the central districts of Shadegan, a town in Khuzestan Province, has been completely engulfed in water and floodwaters are advancing towards a nearby village.

 

 

Footage of floodwaters near the coastal road of Khorramshahr, a city of Khuzestan Province near the Iran-Iraq border.

 

 

Sewage water is seen rising in a local street and highway, especially near the homes of city officials and authorities in Ahvaz.

A village near the town of Susangerd seen completely engulfed by floodwaters.

 

 

Footage from the town of Shadegan and people celebrating after successfully redirecting floodwaters away from their homes and farms towards the Hawizeh Marshes that belong to the regime.

 

 

In the western areas of Golestan Province, northeast Iran, reports indicate the water levels have reached 2 meters in farms around the village of Ghareh Tappeh near the town of Turkman.

 

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