Brief description of the CCCM context in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran is affected daily by a number of small-scale earthquakes and annually by flooding in late win-ter and early spring.

IOM Tehran is part the United Nation Disaster Management Team (UNDMT) and Task Force, and is CCCM Cluster Lead agency for natural disasters.

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (GIRI) has developed preparedness for natural disasters. In case of a large-scale emergency such as a major earthquake, the Uni-ted Nations Disaster Management Team (UNDMT) can pro-vide additional support to complement response activities, if requested.