24 May 2013 - 08:51 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (Yahoo News) — The World Bank has proposed a $150 million loan for Jordan to help it with the cost of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, Jordanian a
23 May 2013 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — Israel has increased its water supply to Jordan, even though the lower house of the Jordanian Parliament recently called for ending the 19-year peace treaty between the two countries.
17 May 2013 - 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — More than 1.4 million people have fled the ongoing violence in Syria for neighboring countries, straining already limited resources like freshwater and food in Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, acc
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.
25 Apr 2013 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The government of Kuwait this week pledged a $53 million USD contribution to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help meet Syrian children’s health, water and sanitation and education
22 Apr 2013 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is warning the country about excessive use of groundwater reservoirs.
17 Apr 2013 - 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s Environment Ministry this week announced it would launch a climate change mitigation and adaptation policy sometime this month.
1 Apr 2013 - 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Millennium Challenge Account-Jordan (MCA-Jordan) announced on March 31 that it would float the first six tenders for the $108 million USD rehabilitation the water network in Zarqa governorate.<
26 Mar 2013 - 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — US President Barack Obama on March 22 pledged $200 million USD in aid to Jordan to help the country deal with the influx of Syrian refugees.
21 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The Gulf Development Fund is providings a $16.2 milion USD grant to the Jordanian government as part of its commitment to finance water, irrigation and agricultural projects in the kingdom.
14 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Saudi Fund for Development and the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation have signed a $132 million USD loan agreement to fund water and sanitation projects in Jordan.
14 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s Ministry of the Environment released a statement on February 12 saying it does not support the controversial Red Sea-Dead Sea conduit in the form that the World Bank has proposed.
13 Feb 2013 - 11:01 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Washington Times) — Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled the 22-month-old civil war in their country are straining Jordan’s resources and will exact a “humongous” cost on the kingdom, a top Jordani
4 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Cross-border water-sharing, wastewater reuse and renewable energy-powered desalination were among the issues discussed duringthe Second Arab Water Week, which took place in the Jordanian capital
30 Jan 2013 - 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, SALALAH — Oman needs to better manage water for agriculture by maximizing the use of treated water and reducing freshwater use, according to a senior Arab Water Council (AWC) member.
24 Jan 2013 - 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) this week signed a memorandum of understanding with the Jordanian government to regulate $1.25 billion USD in grant money from that UAE that will help fina
17 Jan 2013 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Improving the efficiency of water networks and decreasing the volume of non-revenue water is not a problem of technology, but of management, consumer behavior and inappropriate water pricing, sai
9 Jan 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Gama Energy, a joint venture company of Turkey's Gama group and General Electric Co., expects to complete Jordan’s $1.1 billion USD Disi water conveyance project in the second half of 2013, accordi
9 Jan 2013 - 10:44 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (Middle East Online) — Torrential rains swept through desert Jordan for a second straight day on Tuesday sparking widespread flooding and traffic chaos but bringing welcome water to reservoirs in one of the world's 10 dr
4 Jan 2013 - 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the French government this week signed a $60 million USD soft loan agreement to finance water projects carried out by Jordan Water Co
18 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Kuwaiti government has signed three loan agreements with the Jordanian government to fund water, sanitation, renewable energy and other infrastructure projects in the kingdom.
12 Dec 2012 - 11:05 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (The Financial ) — The EBRD, as Implementing Support Agency, along with the Jordanian government, will manage technical cooperation funds to help the country improve the quality and reliability of water provision to
10 Dec 2012 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government announced last week that it was putting the expensive and controversial Red-Dead Sea Canal Project on hold due to financial problems.
14 Nov 2012 - 10:26 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (Al-Shorfa) — The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation is slated to begin using remote sensing and satellite images to monitor the impact of climate change and drought on the country's green cover and wate
16 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The US Millennium Challenge Corporation, a US Government foreign aid agency (MCC), will fund expansion of a major sanitation project in Jordan, Jordanian officials announced on October 11.
3 Oct 2012 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM (Haaretz) — The water of the Jordan River, debilitated by waste and intensely utilized for agriculture, may finally become cleaner thanks to steps now being taken by the governments of Israel and Jordan.&nbs
27 Sep 2012 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (MENAFN - Jordan Times) — Jordanian fruits and vegetables irrigated by treated wastewater are safe, fit for human consumption and meet strict international standards, according to a report released on Wednesday. The re
25 Sep 2012 - 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — The International Medical Corps will partner with Procter & Gamble (P&G) to supply potable water after natural disasters, the humanitarian organization announced on the first day of the Cli
24 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — The Palestinian Water Authority is independently drafting an alternative water sharing plan to Article 40 of the Oslo Accords.
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.
20 Sep 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (MENAFN ) — The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) on Wednesday urged subscribers to pay their outstanding water bills to avoid suspension of pumping to their households. WAJ Secretary General Fayez Batayneh
12 Sep 2012 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government is currently preparing a new water pricing plan that is meant to reduce subsidies, according to government officials.
6 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — The heads of Jordan and Israel’s Water authorities will meet in Tel Aviv on September 12 over allegations that Israel is illegally pumping water from the Jordan River to irrigate Jewish settlements
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 - 09:12 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (The Jordan Times) — Germany on Monday granted Jordan $12.3 million USD to improve water supply and health services in the northern region, where the majority of Syrian refugees reside. Under an agreement signed y