Earthquake in Iran
In 2003 a strong earthquake devastated large areas of southern Iran. It caused particularly extensive damage in the oasis city of Bam.
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Two years after the earthquake in Iran: Rebuilding work in the Iranian oasis city of Bam is in full swing.
One year ago, in the early morning of December 26, 2003, a disastrous earthquake destroyed the Iranian city of Bam to a great extent and claimed almost 35 000 dead. Swiss Solidarity received donations of up to 10 million Francs within a few days and participated in immediate and relief