Technical Committees

Search, Rescue and Emergency Sheltering Committee

Activities: Technical search for finding casualties and disaster victims, coordinating for rescue, carrying out basic vital measures in cooperation with Tehran Emergency Medical Services' Teams (EMS), Emergency sheltering and providing objects, goods and utilities essential for survival

Group of Responsible Organizations: Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Tehran Fire Fighting and Safety Services Organization, related departments of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Army, Basij Volunteer Groups, Community-Based Disaster Management groups at districts and Mahalle- level in Tehran, Municipality Search and Rescue Teams (at District, Sub- district and Mahale level), General Headquarter of Armed- forced

Coordinator: Red Crescent Society (RCS)

Triage and Transfer of Casualties and Disaster victims Committee

Activities:Carrying out basic and advanced vital measuresat sites, Triage of casualties, Transfer of injured and disaster victims to the safe places

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Emergency Medical Services (EMS), IRGC and Army pre- hospital systems, Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Tehran Municipality Safe City Company, Private Centers for Emergency Response, Basij Medical Society

Coordinator: Ministry of Health and Medical Education and Tehran Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Health and Medical Treatment Committee

Activities:Carrying out secondary triage at medical centers, Technical medical measures, Assigning health and medical experts at emergency shelters and temporary houses, Sanitation control of affected areas

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran, Beheshti and Iran Medical Science Universities, Army Medical Science University, Baghiat- alah Medical Science University, Private hospitals and medical centers, Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Tehran Municipality Safe City Company, Basij Medical Society

Coordinator: Ministry of Health and Medical Education Deputy for Health

Fire Fighting and Hazardous Material Committee

Activities:Fire control and extinguishing, providing safety issues related to fires and damages of hazardous materials, Providing safety for disaster affected sites and public housing (temporary sheltering) locations, Provision of required safety for rescue and relief workers

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Fire Fighting and Safety Services Organization, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Basij, Army and IRGC Experts' Teams, Tehran Occupations and Industries Organizing Company and Tehran Province Environmental Protection Department

Coordinator: Tehran Fire Fighting and Safety Services Organization

Debris Removal Committee

Activities:Recognition and removal of debris from emergency routes, collecting and pilling up debris at identified locations and sites, providing necessary equipment for removing debris, coordination with rescue and relief workers during debris removal activities

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Municipality Reproducing and Recycling Organization, Deputy for Districts Affairs of Tehran Municipality, related departments of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Ministry of Energy, National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution (HF), related departments of the Ministry of Road and Transportation, Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Director General for Urban Services of Tehran Municipality and the union of related vendors (in the field of providing equipment and road construction)

Coordinator: Tehran Municipality Reproducing and Recycling Organization

Provision and Distribution of Facilities and Resources (Resource Management) Committee

Activities:Provision and gathering humanitarian assistance, appropriate distribution and maintenance of facilities and utilities (resources) to people and rescue and relief workers

Group of Responsible Organizations: Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), related departments of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Basij Volunteer Groups, related departments of Tehran Municipality, Mehrabad Airport, Imam Khomeini International Airport, Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation

Coordinator: Red Crescent Society (RCS)

Burial Committee

Activities:Identification of corpses, implementation of burial affairs, provision of accurate statistics of death toll

Group of Responsible Organizations: Behesht-e-Zahra (S) Organization (Organization responsible for burial affairs, affiliated to Tehran Municipality), Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Veterinary Organization of Tehran Province, General Prosecution Office, Tehran Disciplinary force (NAJA Police), Legal Medicine Organization of Iran, Tehran Basij Volunteer Groups, Deputy for Urban Services of Tehran Municipality

Coordinator: Behesht Zahra Organization (Burial Organization affiliated to Tehran Municipality)

Social and Psychological Health Committee

Activities:Providing social and psychological health for injured and casualties and rescue and relief workers at disaster affected sites and public housing (temporary sheltering) locations

Group of Responsible Organizations: State welfare Organization, Tehran Province Welfare Organization, Ministry of Health and Medical Education (representatives of Tehran, Beheshti and Iran Medical Science Universities), Social Deputy of NAJA Police (Tehran Disciplinary force), Tehran Municipality Social and Cultural Affairs Coordination Office, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS)

Coordinator: State welfare Organization

Public Services and Technical Facilities Committee

Activities:Monitoring and controlling stability of life lines and disconnecting unsecure life lines, planning and coordinating for provision of facilities at Temporary Housing Sites and planning for provision of facilities at affected districts based on the priorities

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Province Water and Waste Organization, Tehran Regional Electric Company, Tehran Sewerage Company, Tehran Gas Company

Coordinator: Ministry of Energy, Deputy for Parliamentary and Supporting Affairs

Communication and Information Technology Committee

Activities:Providing required relations and communications for people based on the priorities and provision of necessary relationships for related rescue and relief organizations

Group of Responsible Organizations: Iran Telecommunication Company, Tehran Province Telecommunication Company, related departments and offices at IRGC, Army, Municipality and RCS

Coordinator: Iran Telecommunication Company

Fuel Distribution Committee

Activities:Provision and distribution of fuel and other oil by products

Group of Responsible Organizations: National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC)

Coordinator: National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC)

Traffic and Transportation Committee

Activities:Monitoring and controlling traffic and transportation at urban routes

Group of Responsible Organizations: Transportation and Traffic Deputy of Tehran Municipality, Tehran Province Road and Transportation Department of Ministry of Road and Transportation, Tehran Traffic Police, Tehran Disciplinary force (NAJA Police), Basij Voluntary Force

Coordinator: Transportation and Traffic Deputy of Tehran Municipality

Logistic Committee

Activities:Provision and distribution of transportation facilities, Rescue and Relief required machinery and equipment

Group of Responsible Organizations: IRGC and Army several related departments, Urban Services Deputy of Tehran Municipality, Army forces joint headquarters and Civil Aviation Organization

Coordinator: Urban Services Deputy of Tehran Municipality

Temporary Housing Committee

Activities:Implementation of necessary measures for regional and local temporary sheltering and coordination for permanent housing for affected people

Group of Responsible Organizations: Housing Foundation, Tehran Municipality Technical and Civil Works Deputy, IRGC related departments, Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation and Tehran Basij Voluntary force

Coordinator: Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution

Warning and Public Announcement Committee

Activities:Targeted and clarified announcing to people and involved forces from different disaster management related organizations, public announcements with coordination of TDMMO, mitigation of tensions and baseless rumors with coordination of related organizations and appropriate and scientific announcing based on situation

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization (TDMMO), Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), official News Agencies, National Disaster Task Force, Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS) and General Headquarter of Armed- forced

Coordinator: Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB)

Supporting Provinces Coordinating Committee

Activities:Planning and mobilizing provincial resources e.g. forces and facilities based on needs and requirements with coordination of Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization (TDMMO)

Group of Responsible Organizations: Supporting Provinces Disaster Task Force, Tehran Province Disaster Task Force, National Disaster Task Force, IRGC (Sepah) related departments

Coordinator: Ministry of Interior National Disaster Task Force

Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee

Activities:Reviewing judicial and legal affairs

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Province Justice department, Legal department of Tehran Municipality

Coordinator: Tehran Province Justice Department

Security Committee

Activities:Restriction and isolation of affected sites and danger zones in order to prevent unnecessary transitions, providing security for affected areas and public sheltering locations, coordination with judicial forces for crime control and safety of prisons

Group of Responsible Organizations: Tehran Province Tamin Council, Tehran Basij Voluntary force, Revolutionary and Public Courts, Tehran Governorate, IRGC (Sepah) related departments, Tehran Disciplinary force (NAJA Police), Tehran Province Disciplinary force (NAJA Police), General Headquarter of I. R. IR Armed- forced, Army ground- force, Tehran Province Security Organization, Tehran related departments of Security Organization and Tehran Province Justice department

Coordinator: Tehran Governorate (Tehran Province Tamin Council)

Damage Assessment Committee

Activities:Quick assessment and identification of affected districts, providing primary assessments of casualties, dead tolls, facilities and resources and primary assessment for directing forces and required facilities for emergency response

Group of Responsible Organizations: National Cartographic Organization, Statistical Center of Iran, Tehran Municipality (Tehran GIS & Deputy for civil works), Housing Foundation, Damage Assessment Representatives for Health and Medical Treatment, Search, Rescue and Relief, Technical Facilities, Fire Fighting and Hazardous Material, IRGC (Sepah) Air Force, Ground Force and other related departments, I.R. IR Army Air Force

Coordinator: Planning and Data Processing department of Tehran Disaster ManagementHeadquarter

Public Participation Committee

Activities:Coordination and activation of organized public participation and nongovernmental organizations' (NGO) participation toward search, rescue and relief, emergency sheltering and evacuation operations

Group of Responsible Organizations: Social Affairs Department of Ministry of Interior, Social and Cultural Deputy of Tehran Municipality, Tehran Province Social Affairs Department, Red Crescent Society of Tehran Province (RCS), Tehran Province Training and Education Department, Basij Voluntary force of Tehran, Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation

Coordinator: Social Affairs Department of Ministry of Interior