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  1. UN Warns That Haiti Cholera Will Worsen Without More Funds to Fight Disease

    23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE South China Morning Post A United Nations envoy warned that cholera deaths in Haiti will surge and spread to other countries unless more funds are found to battle the epidemic. More than 8,330 people ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2014 - 10:06

  2. Liberia Hosting International WASH Meeting

    15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Front Page Africa Delegates from Europe, America and Africa working in the WASH sector are holding a two day strategy WASH intervention meeting in Liberia. The meeting, according to a newsletter is ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2014 - 10:07

  3. Kenya, UN Agencies Expand Humanitarian Assistance in South Sudan

    14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya is leading a multi-national humanitarian assistance program backed by UN agencies for civilians affected by the escalating crisis in South Sudan. Government officials said on January 13 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2014 - 10:11

  4. Jordan Asks International Community for $750 Million to Boost Water Supply

    9 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government this week called on the international community to provide it with $750 million USD to boost  national water supply over the next three years. The kingdom needs to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2014 - 10:03

  5. Kyrgyz Lake Under Oil Pollution Threat

    9 Jan 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report BALYKCHY Eurasianet.org A slow-motion ecological calamity is unfolding at Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan. An underground plume of refined oil products – the result of a spill back in the 1990s – is migrating toward ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2014 - 10:00

  6. Kenyan Leaders Bank on Irrigation Projects to Fulfill Campaign Promises

    7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his first deputy, William Ruto, are banking on new irrigation projects to fulfill their campaign promise to make the country food-secure. During his televised ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2014 - 10:19

  7. Islamic Development Bank Funds $15 Million Gaza Desal Plant

    7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Gaza’s Water Authority last week signed a $15 million USD funding agreement for construction of a desalination plant in the Gaza Strip. “This first-of-its-kind ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2014 - 10:19

  8. African Legislators Discuss Priorities for Post-2015 Development Agenda

    19 Dec 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa African parliamentarians met in Johannesburg last week to discuss priority areas related to accelerating achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and formulating the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/19/2013 - 10:27

  9. Caspian States Working on Draft Environmental Agreement

    19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency Authorised representatives from Caspian littoral countries- Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkmenistan have been discussing the Caspian in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2013 - 09:44

  10. Nepal Denies Link to Haiti Cholera

    19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU IRIN Authorities in Nepal have strongly denied ongoing allegations connecting Nepali UN peacekeeping troops to a 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti. “It is easy to blame the Nepali soldiers as they ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2013 - 09:44

  11. UN Asks for $6.5 Billion for Syrians

    17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week called for the largest ever amount of funding for a single crisis, when it appealed to the international community to provide a record $6.5 billion USD ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2013 - 10:00

  12. Natural Resource Management Should Be Integral Part of Peace-building: UN

    12 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Inclusion of natural resource management by states, intergovernmental organizations and other partners into post-conflict reintegration and peace-building programs can provide jobs ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 10:21

  13. World Bank Approves $228.5 Million for Water Management in Senegal River Basin, Sahel Region

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank will provide $228.5 million USD to improve water management in the Senegal River Basin, as well as further development in the Sahel region. The loan from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  14. UN Works to Secure Fuel for Gaza Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations is working to secure the fuel needed to operate vital facilities like wastewater treatment plants and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, according to Robert Turner, director of operations in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  15. Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan Enhance Cooperation

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Times of Central Asia On the invitation of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov arrived November 25 with an official visit.  Islam ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2013 - 10:29

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