Iran Earthquake

Photos & Text: Mert Çakır

The earthquake, which is the epicenter of the Iraqi city of Halabja, affected the villages and towns of Kermansah state and Iranian province on 14 November 2017. 530 people lost their lives in the earthquake that occurred in the Kurdish regions of Iran and wounded about 8 thousand. Iran declared mourning for three days immediately after the depression. In cold and rainy weather, people are covered with mud in tents and empty spaces in parks. Humanitarian aid and rescue work is provided by the Iranian government in great measure.