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آمريكا 75 تن دارو و تجهيزات پزشكي و تيم هاي جراحي، جستجو و نجات به بم ارسال مي كند

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Summary of Iran Stories in Today&apos;s BroadcastsBehnam NateghiSaturday, December 27, 2003 <b>More than 70,000 of Bam&apos;s 90,000 Residents Dead or Wounded: US Sends 75 tons of Supplies, 200 Searchers</b> • More than 70,000 of Bam&apos;s 90,000 residents died or became wound in Thursday morning earthquake that ruined the city&apos;s 2,000-year-old citadel, according to health minister Ahmad Pezeshkian. (Kian Manavi) • The Bush administration began sending 150,000 pounds of medical supplies in a military airlift to quake-ravaged Iran, White House officials said Saturday. The administration is also dispatching teams of about 200 search-and-rescue, disaster relief coordination and surgical experts from Fairfax County, Va., Los Angeles and Boston, said spokesman Scott McClellan. Disaster-response experts will also be drawn from the US Agency for International Development, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of State. The government and civilian teams will work with the International Red Cross, the Iranian Red Crescent Society and the United Nations to determine needs and distribute the supplies, according to an AP dispatch from Crawford, Texas. (Maryam Ahmadi)) • US President George Bush and other world leaders rushed to offer whatever help they could to the Islamic Republic. “We are greatly saddened by the loss of life, injuries and widespread damage to this ancient city," President Bush said Thursday in Texas. “I extend my condolences to all those touched by this tragedy, he added. “The thoughts of all Americans are with the victims and their families at this time, and we stand ready to help the people of Iran,” Bush said. (Shireen Famili, Leyli Sadr) • After emergency call for donors by the national blood bank, so many people lined up at blood donation centers that many centers in Tehran and major cities had to turn people away. We asked people who were waiting on line to return next week, since the blood supply has reached sufficient level, spokesman of Tehran blood bank <b>Zohreh Attarchi</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. More blood will be needed next week for non-stop surgeries that go on in every hospital, she added. (Ardavan Niknam) • Thirteen air force cargo planes transferred emergency supplies, excavation equipment and medical supplies to the afflicted area, army chief lieutenant general Mohammadi said in Tehran. (Ardavan Niknam) • Thousands of the disaster-stricken Bam residents spent the nights on the ruins of their homes or in the street, keeping warm against the sub-zero temperature of the desert night by lighting bon fires. Power will soon be restored in Bam and the city&apos;s water system is under repair, energy ministry officials said. (Ardavan Niknam) • Iran will accept help from all countries, except Israel, the leader of a relief team in the devastated city of Bam said. Many nations, including the US, Australia, Russia, China and Japan have promised to help. Two planeloads of Russian aid arrived late yesterday. China says it is sending a 43-member rescue team, tents, power generators and other supplies to help with relief. (Ardavan Niknam) • All the nation&apos;s capabilities have been mobilized to help the earthquake victims, cabinet spokesman Abdollah Ramezanzadeh said today. Twenty-four hours after the Bam earthquake, thousands of private cars, trucks and ambulances clog Bam-Kerman road. Karman&apos;s hospitals are filled with the injured, who lie in corridors and hallways. On emergency flights from Tehran to Kerman, the passengers are asked to bring as much medicine and supplies as they can. A part of Tehran airport has been dedicated to the wounded, who arrive by army planes and are piled into waiting ambulances for transfer to Tehran hospitals. (Arash Qavidel, Bam) • The first planeload of supplies, including portable water purification systems, power generators and fork lifts, donated by Germany, left Frankfurt airport on Friday night. Additionally Germany donated nearly one million euros in emergency aid. (Shahram Mirian, Cologne) • Nature is not ruthless, it is the human beings that create disasters by ignoring natural laws, writes Tehran pro-reform daily <i>Shargh</i>. (Amir Armin) • Throughout the night, and in the sub-zero temperature, people toiled to pull their family members from under the rubbles with their bare hands. Among the missing are 38 students of Bam medical school and Bam Azad Islamic university. (Shireen Famili) • Iran has asked the international community for help, because the disaster&apos;s dimensions are beyond the capabilities of the nation&apos;s relief services, interior minister Abdolvahed Mousavi-Lari said today. (Shireen Famili) • Leaders of US, Russia, China, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Jordan and many other countries sent condolences to Iranian people and offered help. The EU provided 800,000 euros in emergency help. Russia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland sent earthquake relief experts. (Leyli Sadr, Amir Armin) • We are trying to organize and arrange for help from US charities and US Iranians, head of the Princeton-based US-Iran relations advocacy group American-Iranian Council (AIC) <b>Houshang Amirahmadi</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. Among the equipment badly needed in Bushehr, which we tried to locate, are the electronic devices that are used to find survivors under the rubble, he adds. (Maryam Ahmadi) • A delegation representing the Najab-based Iraqi Shiite leader Ayatollah Ali Sistani left Iraq for Tehran. In addition, Egypt, UAE, Kuwait and other Jordan offered to send help. (Peyman Pezhman, Baghdad) • More than 10,000 victims were buried last night, provincial army chief said this morning. (Siavash Ardalan) • Bam no longer exists. The city has turned into a pile of dust, a <b>truck driver</b> who just returned from delivering supplies to Bam told <b>Radio Farda</b> in a phone message. A radio <b>listener in Kerman</b> says Kerman&apos;s Afzalipour hospital is filled with patients. Some listeners warned about the possible contamination of donated blood. Many called from neighboring cities, including Jiroft. Most complained about the slowness of the relief work. Many offered help. <b>Radio Farda</b> aired selections of the phone messages throughout the day. • Using baked mud and dome structure, new earthquake resistant houses can be built in Bam, California-based architect Nader Khalili said in an interview with the Reuters about his UN-approved refugee housing system. (Farin Asemi) • Bam earthquake was the result of the constant move of the Indian peninsula to north, the <i>Süddeutsche Zeitung</i> wrote. (Parviz Farhang, Cologne) • Bam&apos;s earthquake-stricken people are in need of blood, Kerman resident <b>Nakisa</b>, who visited Bam, tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. More than 7000 are being treated in Kerman hospitals, he adds. He says he saw many people who spent the night on the side of the Bam-Kerman road wrapped in blankets. (Ardavan Niknam) • Kerman municipal police set up a field hospital with 200 beds in Bam. Police also promised not to let prisoners who fled Bam&apos;s prison threat people&apos;s security. (Keyvan Hosseini) • Kerman hospitals are overcrowded with patients, who have filled the corridors. The road from Bam to Kerman has been blocked by thousands of cars, trucks and ambulances. Relief workers said search and rescue operations could so far cover only 10 percent of Bam. (Arash Qavidel, Kerman) • Sixty firemen with 20 tons of relief equipment left France for Kerman, carrying with them dogs trained to sniff survivors under the rubble. (Mir-Ali Hosseini, Paris) • Bam&apos;s old mud-brick buildings, which could not withstand the tremors, are the main cause of the high casualties, Tehran-based architect and city planner <b>Guiti Etemad</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. (Jamshid Zand) • Australia&apos;s Red Cross sent a plane loaded with tents, blankets, medicine and other emergency relief needs to Bam. (Jamshid Adili, Sydney) • The Geneva-based International Red Cross Committee called for $12 million in emergency relief funds. (Fereydoun Zarnegar) • The Red Crescent organization, the army, the police, the Islamic revolutionary Guards Corp&apos;s Basij unit and other relief organizations divided the city of Bam into separate zones of relief operations, the deputy interior minister for security said. (Fereydoun Zarnegar) • Kerman is faced with shortage of housing for thousands of earthquake refugees who arrived here, a <b>Kermani journalist</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. Relief workers from Germany and Switzerland, who arrived earlier today, have already begun their work in Bam, he adds. Of 150 injured who were taken yesterday to Sirjan, 6 have died, but the percentage of the dead among those who were taken to Jiroft was greater, due to overcrowding in Jiroft hospitals. (Jamshid Zand) • I saw the most horrible scene this morning, as I entered the hospital, <b>a medical student</b> in the Persian Gulf port of Bandar Abbas tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. All operating rooms were full, and patients were stretched on the floors of corridors and the hospital&apos;s lobby. They all appeared in critical conditions, some bleeding. • People crowded the forty emergency donation centers set up around Tehran, <b>a Tehran resident</b>, who visited two such centers near her house, tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. After hours of waiting on line at one blood donation center, people were told to go home and come back in a few days, she adds. (Golnaz Esfandiari) • Brussels-based Persepolis cultural society and the society for defense of democracy in Iran opened a donation center for emergency supplies and a bank account for collecting donations, spokesperson of the two organizations <b>Ali Samad</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. (Shahram Mirian, Cologne) • More than 70 percent of the injured require surgery, Kerman provincial governor said this afternoon, adding that the rubble removal work cannot be completed in 48 hours. Bam&apos;s power and water are still out, he added. (Fereydoun Zarnegar) • They could not pinpoint Bam, but geologists and seismologists present last year at the earthquake conference held in the Birjand University, following that city&apos;s earthquake, predicted that the next big earthquake would take place somewhere to the south of Sirjan, Tehran seismology center director <b>Sadiqi Khoi</b> tells <b>Radio Farda</b>. Tehran is on two earthquake fault lines and is always in danger of a major earthquake, he adds. City planning architects who are charged with approval of building plans had to pass a course on building codes to ensure that new buildings would resist earthquakes, but old buildings in Tehran and other cities do not conform to those codes, he adds. (Keyvan Hosseini) • More than 70 percent of the city&apos;s residential areas which suffered the most damage have not yet been touched by the search and rescue teams, who are short of equipment and personnel. Meanwhile, large earth moving machines are being used to dig mass graves for the victims, who are buried 20 to 40 per grave. Truckloads of food and medicine and other supplies arrive in the city every minute, but, considering the magnitude of the disaster, they can hardly make a dent in the acute shortage of tents, heating equipment, medicine and other supplies,. Many of the injured dies in ambulances and private cars yesterday as they were being transferred to Kerman and other nearby cities. This morning, army and air force planes started to transfer the wounded to other cities. (Arash Qavidel, Bam) . آمريكا 150 هزار پوند (75 تن) كالاي پزشكي با يك هواپيماي نظامي به بم ارسال كرد. به گفته مقامات كاخ سفيد، تيم هايي مركب از كارشناسان عمليات جستجو و نجات، هماهنگ كننده عمليات امداد و تيم هاي جراحي از منطقه Faifax ويرجينيا و شهر هاي لس آنجلس و بوستون اعزام خواهند شد. تيمهاي اعزامي دولتي و غير دولتي با صليب سرخ جهاني، هلال احمر ايران و سازمان ملل متحد همكاري خواهند كرد. آمريكا همچنين اعلام كرد كه خون، مواد غذايي و ديگر نياز هاي اوليه نيز به ايران ارسال خواهد شد.