Jan 2, 2020, 9:17 AM
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Lorestan province flood-hit schools receive UNICEF aid

Khorramabad, Jan 2, IRNA – Director-General of Lorestan province Organization for Development, Renovation, and Equipping Schools said out of 3.8 billion Tomans of UNICEF's aid to the provincial Educations Department, 2.57 billion Tomans were earmarked to flood-hit schools across the province.

Mohammad Reza Heidari told Lorestan Education Council's session on Wednesday that the figure will be spent on repairing and equipping flood-hit schools.

Noting that equipment worth 13 billion Tomans have been purchased for the province's affected schools, he said that a total of 2,081 classes with non-standard heaters exist in the province.

Torrential rainfall in Lorestan destroyed 113 schools and damaged 310 schools in March 2019.


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