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  1. Iraq: Basra Crisis Worsens As Iran Consulate Attacked, Power Outages Hit

    11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 08:35

  2. EU Provides Another $22 Million for Humanitarian Response in Eastern Ukraine

    16 Mar 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on March 16th announced a new $22 million USD humanitarian aid package for those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, bringing its total humanitarian assistanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2016 - 10:29

  3. 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

  4. Syrians Use Red Cross App to Find Water Using Mobile Phones

    20 Oct 2015- 08:34 by Local Press Report LONDON Reuters Struggling with frequent water cuts, residents of Syria's battered city of Aleppo have a new way to find the water needed for their daily lives-- an interactive map on mobile phones. The online ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2015 - 08:34

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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