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  1. Explosion in Luhansk Kills Two, Cuts Off Basic Services

    2 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIEVIERODONETSK, Ukraine An ammunition depot explosion in the town of Svatove, in eastern Ukraine’s breakaway Luhansk region, has killed two people, injured eight more, and interrupted central heating and water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2015 - 10:17

  2. Separatists Order Humanitarian Aid Groups Out of Luhansk

    28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine International humanitarian groups, as well as the Ukrainian and US governments, have criticized pro-Russian separatists for ejecting international aid organizations from Ukraine’s Luhansk region ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2015 - 10:12

  3. ICRC the Latest to Condemn Use of Water as a Weapon in Syrian War

    2 Sep 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this week joined the list of organizations warning that water is being used a weapon by warring groups in strife-torn Syria. Marianne Gass ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2015 - 10:59

  4. ICRC Provides Pipes to Eastern Ukrainian Utility

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this week handed over pipes to Eastern Ukrainian utility Waters of Donbas, to allow it to carry out repairs on the water supply system in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  5. 40,000 in Need of Water, Power in Syrian Town: ICRC

    22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Some 40,000 people in the Syrian town of Moadamiyah, near Damascus, are in urgent need of water, electricity and other basic services, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/22/2015 - 10:43

  6. Oxfam Aims to Provide Water, Hygiene for 3 Million Syrians

    18 Jun 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon International relief agency Oxfam aims to double the number of people in war-torn Syria to whom it is providing water and hygiene products to 3 million in the next year. Following meetings with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:32

  7. Syria’s Humanitarian Situation Has Deteriorated: ICRC

    8 May 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The already dire humanitarian situation in war-torn Syria has worsened in recent weeks, leaving many people in urgent need of food, water and medical supplies, Dominik Stillhart, director of ope ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2015 - 10:06

  8. ICRC Project Improves Water Access in Northern Ethiopia

    6 May 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report WESTERN TIGRAY International Committee of the Red Cross Scarcity of water is commonplace in northern Ethiopia. However, better access to clean and safe water will no longer be a problem for 6,000 residents of distri ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2015 - 09:38

  9. Yemen’s Humanitarian Situation Deteriorates Further, Is Now "Catastrophic:" Aid Workers

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANAA, Yemen The humanitarian situation in Yemen has continued to deteriorate and has now become "catastrophic," according to relief workers. “It was difficult enough before, but now there are just n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  10. ICRC Seeks $34 Million for Humanitarian Needs in Eastern Ukraine

    16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is asking donors to provide an additional $34 million USD to support its humanitarian assistance efforts in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2015 - 10:38

  11. Middle East Wars Bringing Water Supplies to Breaking Point: ICRC

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Conflicts across the Middle East region-- including civil war in Syria, fighting in and Iraq, the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories and the aftermath of conflict in Le ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:38

  12. Thousands in Need of Water, Sanitation, Food After Fleeing Clashes in Mindanao

    5 Mar 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report MANILA ICRC Thousands of people have fled their homes as fighting between government security forces and armed groups escalates in Maguindanao province, in central Mindanao. The number of displaced people is rising. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2015 - 09:44

  13. ICRC Warns of Looming Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan

    3 Oct 2014- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya South Sudan could relapse into a humanitarian crisis unless the international community scales up emergency assistance at conflict hotspots in the country, according to Franz Rauchenstein, head o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2014 - 10:52

  14. Fighting in Syria’s Quneitra Governorate Displaces Thousands, Limits Access to Water, Food

    16 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Recent fighting in Syria’s Quneitra governorate, near the country's capital, Damascus, has forced thousands of people to flee their homes and left more than 50,000 in need of emergency rel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2014 - 10:31

  15. Myanmar's Rakhine State Still Struggling With Access to Water, Healthcare: ICRC

    10 Sep 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Communities affected by the violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state earlier this year still face problems accessing clean water and health care, the International Committee of the Red ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2014 - 10:23