Oct 6, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031177
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inadequate budget disaster Natural o state the by allocated Funds -- IRNA 6, Oct ,.prov Tehran Damavand, 15 just are disasters natural of prevention and for compensation edition Saturday purpose, the for needed amount total the of percent as official an quoted Daily' `Iran newspaper English-language the of .saying Disasters Natural Tehran the of Head the quoted further Daily Iran allotted has government that saying as Jahanbakhshi Ali Headquarters years, five past the over purpose this for rials billion 265 some are period this during incidents such by caused damages whereas .rials billion 1,700 at estimated crippling have could sector the in deficits budget that warned He .effects .spent are funds the way the criticized also official The sector's the planning, of lack and management incompetent to ``Due said, he weak,'' rather been has years past the over performance be should measures preventive of absence and negligence that noting .disasters such to vulnerability for blamed natural to prone highly is Tehran that highlighted Jahanbakhshi likely are 26 disasters, natural recognized 31 the ``Of .disasters .stated he province,'' the in occur to the in rials billion 7.33 attracted has Tehran said official The banking subsidized of worth rials billion 66 ``Also, .year this sector been have rials billion 15 of loan gratia ex an and facilities .elaborated he purpose,'' this for earmarked BG/AH End