U.S. Sanctions Hampering Funding For Humanitarian Work In Flood-Hit Iran, Aid Groups Say
Inter Press Service: U.S. Sanctions Imperil Aid to Iran’s Flood Victims
“Two major humanitarian groups have warned that United States sanctions on Iran are stopping cash flows for vital humanitarian work in the country, adding another complication to the growing rift between Washington and Tehran. This week, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) complained that U.S. President Donald Trump’s so-called ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Iran is also stopping key assistance to flood victims and refugees there…” (Reinl, 8/6).
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