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  1. COVID Situation May Be "Concealing" Underlying Cholera Crisis In Yemen

    29 Jul 2020- 10:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat Sana'a, Yemen Thousands of people in war-torn Yemen could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the country’s health facilities and people are too frightened to seek tre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:37

  2. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  3. Yemen Conflict: Fuel Price Escalation Exacerbates Deadly Water Crisis

    30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:33

  4. International Complacency Compounds Humanitarian Impact Of Drought In Horn Of Africa

    28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 03:32

  5. Major Cholera Spike Feared in Yemen As Agencies Struggle To Reach Infected People

    19 Apr 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Aid agencies in Yemen reported this week that they are unable to reach at least 40,000 people that are suspected to have cholera. Citing continued fighting, checkpoint and permit restric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2019 - 09:35

  6. UK NGOs Accuse Government Of Misdirecting Development Aid

    24 Feb 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Charities have sounded the alarm over the way ministers are spending the multibillion-pound aid budget, saying some is being diverted from the poorest countries to promote commercial and politic ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 06:56

  7. Three Years Of Yemen War: “Let Us Not Fool Ourselves. Cholera Is Going To Come Back”: United Nations

    26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough” The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by ano ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2018 - 08:00

  8. Oxfam Calls for a Global Water and Sanitation System

    5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report OXFORD Relief Web Where water and sanitation solutions are in place, structures are failing to guarantee sustainability or equitable access. In areas of vulnerability, disasters, climatic shocks and conflicts exacer ...

    Local Press Report - 09/05/2017 - 09:52

  9. Gaza: Water and Sanitation Worse than Ever, Human Rights Crisis

    16 Aug 2017- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States The population of Gaza has even less access to water and sanitation than in the aftermath of 2014’s war, according to relief agency Oxfam. A report from the humanitarian agency rela ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2017 - 10:06

  10. Sierra Leone: Devastating Mudslide and Cholera Fears

    16 Aug 2017- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States Further heavy rain is expected this week in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, increasing risk of waterborne disease in the country, according to a report by the Assessment Capacitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2017 - 09:01

  11. Oxfam Launches Transboundary Water Management Program

    31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Oxfam has launched a five-year program to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the Ganges, the Brahmaputra-Meghna and the Salween river ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38

  12. Iraqi Children Dying of Thirst in Mosul Corridor

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq Children fleeing the latest wave of fighting around the Iraqi city of Mosul are dying of thirst or being killed by landmines, international humanitarian NGO Save the Children said last week. The or ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  13. Scottish Government Doubles Malawi Emergency Funding

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Third Force News Emergency Scottish Government funding to help charities bring aid to people affected by chronic food shortages in Malawi has been doubled. Following a pledge of £230,000 earlier this year ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2016 - 08:47

  14. Aleppo: More Than 1.5 Million People Without Water for 5 Days

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report ALEPPO Relief Web More than 1.5 million people in Aleppo have been without running water for five days, as battles rage around key water infrastructure and power to pumping stations is cut, leaving civilians at risk ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  15. Stakeholders, NGOs Call on Liberian Government to Deliver on WASH Promises

    15 Aug 2016- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia To mark the second anniversary of the World Health Organization’s declaration of Ebola as a global health emergency, a group of stakeholders and NGOs called on the Liberian government to meet ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2016 - 10:34

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