Local Government Profile

Tehran, Iran, Islamic Rep of  
Tehran
Size
700 km2
Population
8.500.000 in Tehran City
GDP
12.000 USD
Hazard Types
Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide
Name of Commissioner
Mr. Azizollah Rajabzadeh President of Tehran Disaster Management and Mitigation Organization (TDMMO)
  • "شهر من با دوام* باش ، مستدام باش منظور از دوام* گروه های دواطلب امداد محله در تهران است " Mr. Azizollah Rajabzadeh President of Tehran Disaster Management and Mitigation Organization (TDMMO)

  • Hazard and vulnerability profile

  • Tehran Metropolitan, the capital of Islamic Republic of Iran is located in the foot slope of the Alborz Mountains. The region is an earthquake- prone area and according to historical records, the last big earthquake has struck the city in 1830.So far, many floods have occurred in Tehran, the last one was in 1999 in northern of Tehran.Potential flooding in this area, which makes provision for the construction of flood warning stations in the area in Darband and Glabdreh.

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Activities

  • Tehran Disaster Management and Mitigation Organization (TDMMO) is established 2004 with 22 Disaster Management Headquarter in 22 District Municipality.
    (TDMMO)is affiliated to Tehran Municipalities that accomplishes its assigned duties and responsibilities upon approvals of Tehran City Council and Tehran Master Plan.
    TDMMO is the responsible body for all natural and man-made disasters within Tehran area in coordination with all disaster management stakeholders to cover all stages of disaster management.

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