7 May 2013 - 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Authority last week expressed reservations about the planned Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project championed by neighboring Israel and Jordan.
11 Apr 2013 - 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) will fund $28 million USD worth of infrastructure projects in the Gaza Strip, according to KFAED officials.
27 Mar 2013 - 07:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Two Palestinian agencies last week criticized Israel’s control of Palestinian water sources, saying the Israeli government had restrict Palestinian access to water, denied approval of new well deve
25 Mar 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad warned last week of an impending water crisis in the Palestinian territories, which will hit the Gaza Strip especially hard.
13 Mar 2013 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH, West Bank — The European Union will provide $20 million USD for drinking water and sanitation improvement projects in the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian officials.
20 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an emergency appeal for $300 million USD to fund water, sanitation, food and health services
15 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Authority is planning to introduce a new water law that will restructure the sector and redefine policies and strategies with regard to water and sanitation services, Palestinian
7 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The World Bank and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will provide a total of $17.5 million USD for water projects in the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian water officials.
29 Nov 2012 - 10:14 by Local Press Report
GAZA (AFP) — The World Bank approved a $6.4 million grant to improve water and sewage services in the Gaza Strip in the wake of an eight-day firefight between Israel and the territory's Hamas rulers. The
16 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Gaza Strip faces a potential water crisis if the Israeli blockade of the territory is not lifted, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) warns.
12 Nov 2012 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
GAZA (Israel National News) — Minister of Water and Infrastructure, Uzi Landau (Yisrael Beytenu), said Sunday that the IDF needs to prepare a ground assault into Gaza, and to begin targeting the heads of Hamas. "We must
9 Oct 2012 - 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and the Japanese government will provide funding for a $57 million USD sewage treatment plant project in the city of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, Pale
26 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — The Union for the Mediterranean -- a multilateral partnership that aims to promote stability and prosperity in the Mediterranean region -- is actively seeking funding for Gaza’s proposed desalinati
20 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — Palestinians say that the Joint Water Committee (JWC) is at an impasse, and that international funders of Palestinian water projects are now starting to shift their funds to other missions.
30 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — While Israel’s extensive desalination program contributes relief to its water scarcity problems, Palestinians are voicing environmental concerns and calling for an increase in their share of freshw
14 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UK-based humanitarian organization Oxfam said last week that the media focus on political issues in the Gaza Strip is masking serious humanitarian issues, particularly access to clean water for the
9 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned last week of a looming “water war” in the region, as the West Bank and Gaza grapple with severe water shortages.
3 Aug 2012 - 08:42 by Local Press Report
26 Jul 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH — The Palestinian Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with foreign donor organizations and governments aimed at improving the water sector in the Palestinian Territories.
21 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — A new report by two humanitarian organizations warns of serious deterioration in water and sanitation conditions in the Gaza Strip.
29 May 2012 - 22:41 by Local Press Report
GAZA (Arutz Sheva) — The Palestinian Contractors Union announced a boycott of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for allowing Israeli firms to place bids on construction work regarding water desalination stati
21 May 2012 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM/GAZA (Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey)) — The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency’s (TİKA) assistance to Palestine has reached $118 million.
7 May 2012 - 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RAMALLAH — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is providing $14 million USD to build new water infrastructure and increase institutional capacity at Palestinian utilities.
23 Apr 2012 - 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
West Bank, JERICHO — The Palestinian Water Authority on April 16 announced plans to build a wastewater treatment plant in the West Bank city of Jericho.
16 Apr 2012 - 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Arab and Islamic financing institutions will contribute $200-$250 million USD to build a desalination plant in the Gaza Strip, according to Rafik al Husaini, water and environment commissioner in
3 Apr 2012 - 08:29 by Local Press Report
ANKARA (Journal of Turkish Weekly) — Turkey plans to complete a drinking-water pipeline to tackle water shortages in Turkish Cyprus by March 2014, Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu has said.
27 Mar 2012 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Saudi Development Fund, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), and the EU-funded Economic and Social Development Fund will provide financial support for construction of a major desalination plan
20 Mar 2012 - 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
France, MARSEILLE — The French government will contribute $13.2 million USD to a project to build a desalination plant in Gaza, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon announced on March 12 at the opening of the sixth
13 Mar 2012 - 00:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Gaza’s Water Authority on March 2 launched a contract to upgrade Deir al Balah desalination plant.
20 Feb 2012 - 20:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Gaza Water Authority is warning of a potential water crisis if power supplies to the Gaza Strip do not resume.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Qatar plans to fund projects to conserve groundwater and improve water quality in the Gaza Strip.
6 Feb 2012 - 14:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Gaza’s Water Authority completed three wells and a water supply pipeline in Mawasi Khan Younis last week as part of its larger effort to relieve drinking water shortages in the territory.
30 Jan 2012 - 21:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Palestinian water officials are negotiating with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Union for the Mediterranean to fund a desalination plant and a major water pipeline connecting north to
23 Jan 2012 - 16:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Gaza’s Water Authority has completed a sewage treatment project in Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
16 Jan 2012 - 18:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Water Authority of Gaza completed a number of projects to improve drinking water quality for 200,000 residents of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.
16 Jan 2012 - 16:55 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (BNA (Bahrain)) — International experts gathered last week at the 26th Arab Engineering Conference in Jeddah. The event’s theme was “Water Resources in the Arab World: Challenges and Reality.
9 Jan 2012 - 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Palestinian Authority signed an agreement with the European Union and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to build a $10 million USD desalination plant in Gaza.
19 Dec 2011 - 22:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Water officials in Gaza are warning of the depletion of safe drinking water in the impoverished territory.