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  1. Aid Slow to Reach Afghan Village

    6 May 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report KABUL Al Jazeera Aid groups are struggling to reach survivors of a landslide in northern Afghanistan that buried a village, killing hundreds of people and leaving 700 families homeless in the mountains. Though suppl ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2014 - 10:15

  2. Mali City Suffering Severe Water Shortages


    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 09:46

  3. Somalia Drought Claimed 260,000 Lives: UN

    The 2010-2012 drought in Somalia claimed 260,000 lives, with children bearing the brunt of hunger, water scarcity and malnutrition, according to a report launched in Nairobi on May 2. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  4. Heavy Rains Cause Colombian Aqueduct Collapse

    A landslide has knocked out the water supply of 12,000 citizens of the town of Rovira in central Colombia. Heavy rains in the department of Tolima were responsible for the collapse of an aqueduct on March 31. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2013 - 10:02

  5. Guinea's Capital City Residents Call for Cholera Vaccine


    Local Press Report - 09/14/2012 - 09:56

  6. UN Says "Slight Spike" in Cholera Cases After Isaac Hits Haiti


    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  7. New Reports of Israel Destroying Palestinian Water Sources

    Palestinian media this week reported new cases of Israeli settlers and the Government of Israel destroying Palestinian water wells and agricultural lands. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  8. Middle East Nations Rally Around Syrian Refugees

    Countries throughout the Middle East are donating millions of dollars in aid for Syrian refugees fleeing the violent conflicts in that country. Saudi Arabia was the latest to do so, pledging $72.3 million USD raised through a national fund-raising drive l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2012 - 11:28

  9. Israel Accused of Destroying 600 Infrastructure Projects in Palestinian Territories

    21 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, JERUSALEM A report from the Displacement Working Group, which is chaired by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), charges that in 2011 Israel destroyed over 600 aid-fund ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  10. UN Takes Israel to Task Over Palestinian Access to Spring Water

    3 Apr 2012- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, switzerland Palestinians are being denied access to-- or in some cases harassed as they try to access-- spring water in the West Bank, on land over which ownership is currently disputed between Israelis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  11. Europe Boosts Aid for MDGs

    26 Sep 2011- 21:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced it will bulk up spending on water, sanitation and health care in poor nations with $1.35 billion USD in aid. The fresh funding comes amid growing concern ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:43