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pictures by Farshid Tighehsaz

on ISNA:

همنشینی زلزله‌زدگان آذربایجان با سوز و سرما 

the Iran Project –

Photos: Snow in the quake-hit town of Azerbaijan

On August 11, twin earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the Richter scale struck the cities of Ahar, near the provincial capital, Tabriz, and Varzaqan respectively.

Now in cold season, people of the damaged area suffer from the cold weather and lack of enough facilities as well.


pictures by Masoumeh Fariborzi

گزارش تصویری/ برف زمستانی در مناطق زلزله زده

pictures on Persian 2 English:

New photos of earthquake-stricken victims (including children) in Ahar, East Azerbaijan


PETITION adressing Ban Ki-Moon asking him for Help –

please sign – and share! Gharadagh Earthquake

“”..  Iranian government has failed to fulfill the promises in sending First Aid and Emergency Treatment equipments and providing warm heating facilities and conex houses to shelter Azerbaijani earthquake victims and for this reason, the more human loss is being expected in a harsh mountainous snowy region… “”


severe pressure from bassidji who beat the earthquake victim up – for giving interviews to foreign (!!) media

یورش نیروهای سپاه به چادرها و ضرب و شتم مردم زلزله زده



German NGO  – still active in the area .. providing earthquake victims with e.g. extra warm sleeping bags