Topic: East Azarbaijan Province
After last weekend's earthquakes, critics say the Iranian government's reaction to the crisis was too slow. Foreign help is welcome, as Iran copes with the aftermath of the catastrophe that killed over 300.
Members of parliament and the Iranian public blame the government for a shortage of tents and attention given to survivors of two large earthquakes that killed 300 people.
Nobody was killed or hurt in the nearby city of Tabriz, however, thanks to more substantial construction materials than in the countryside.
Two earthquakes struck 11 minutes apart in northwest Iran Saturday. The US Geological Survey measured the first quake at 6.4 magnitude, while the second quake measured 6.3.