Hormozgan (IP) – Following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit Iran's Hormozgan province on Saturday morning, relief is being provided to the quake-stricken people in Sayeh Khosh village.

Iran PressIran News: Iran Press' aerial footage from Sayeh Khosh village shows that residential houses are almost demolished, and in the scorching heat of southern Iran, the residents are in need of cool shelter and basic and urgent needs of life.

The relief teams of Hormozgan province and other provinces of Iran are removing debris and setting up shelter tents in the earthquake-stricken areas, including Sayeh Khosh village.

Iran's Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi visited the areas on Saturday evening and emphasized that all facilities needed for the people should be provided.

Health Minister Bahram Einollahi, during his visit to the earthquake-stricken areas, also expressed worrisome about the cases of heatstroke among the earthquake victims and noted that shelters were being sent to solve the problem.

He pointed out that an emergency outpatient clinic had been established in the area.

The Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance of Iran, Ehsan Khandouzi, has also called for an assessment of the damage inflicted to the people and its payment by the building natural disaster insurance fund.

All the people and relief forces from different regions of Iran have been mobilized to cover the disastrous effects of the earthquake with public and relief aid.


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