In the immediate aftermath a lot of relief goods were delivered; clothes, shoes, medicine
Imam Juma’a (Ayatullah Khameini’s representative in Bam) Governor of Bam & Mayor of Bam, Commander in Chief –Kirman Prov.
Syed Husayni Bushehri –Head of all Hawzas in Iran Syed A’lamul Huda –Chairman Bam Cultural Rehabilitation Agha Hassan Akhtari –Advisor to Ayatullah Khameini (Intl Affairs)
Action Taken Immediate: Condolence letters & relief aid of over US$80,000. Assessment Team: Fact finding visit to analyse needs. Output is this presentation and a more detailed report available on the World Federation website. Short-term: Semi-permanent structures to be used as multi purpose Centres. Most of the centres were destroyed & with the advent of Muharram, coupled with the fact that this unique need could not be addressed by the International relief agencies. Mid-term projects: Permanent Imambaras & Hawza.
Recommendation: Short term Needs 14 semi-permanent multi purpose centres to be used for Azadari, Masjid, Hawza, etc. Costing US$125,000. All weather Will be in use for atleast 2 years whilst re-construction of all Centres is completed 50% of the cost i.e. all ‘white goods’ will be transferred to new Centres & the Structures re- used in subsequent Muharams.
14 Centers Delivered in time Land being cleared Steel frame erected Completed Structure
Recommendation: Mid term Final phase to provide permanent structures to replace the damaged/destroyed religious Centres as follows MosqueUS$140,000 Imambara/Religious CentreUSS200,000 HawzaUS$120,000 This is a unique need as only Communities like ours can understand and address the plight of our brothers in faith.
To Donate please contact your Jamaat or alternatively visit the World Federation website on www.world-federation.orgwww.world-federation.org May the Almighty reward your generosity towards the people of Bam Remember these projects are Sawabe Jariah
The greatly expanded Bam graveyard Sura e Fateha