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  1. UN Demands Halt to Turkey Military Targeting Water Supplies in Syria

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sputnik News Reports of weekend attacks by Turkey’s military on water supplies in an offensive against Kurdish units in the Afrin region prompted fresh condemnation from the United Nations. Conflict D ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  2. Guterres Highlights Water Cooperation at Security Council Briefing on Afghanistan and Central Asia

    24 Jan 2018- 05:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY “Regional cooperation offers opportunities to address common concerns, including counter-terrorist financing, improving border security, fostering dialogue with religious institutions and leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2018 - 05:03

  3. New Yemen Cholera Risk as Saudi Blockade Continues, Three Cities Stop Providing Clean Water

    17 Nov 2017- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Three cities in Yemen have stopped providing clean water in recent days, putting close to a million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases. "The wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2017 - 11:09

  4. And Then There Were Two: Syria and US Are Lonelier Pariahs as Nicaragua Signs Climate Accord

    24 Oct 2017- 14:55 by Local Press Report Washington DC The Hill Nicaragua has officially signed on to the Paris climate change agreement, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two countries not supporting the accord. President Daniel Ortega' ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 14:57

  5. UNESCO Urges Deeper Commitment to Water Cooperation

    21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Relief Web At the high-level event “Towards Implementation of the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’ 2018-2028” hosted at the United Nations, UNESCO Director-General, Ir ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2017 - 08:06

  6. North Korea: Drought and Sanctions Create Food Shortage

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Asian Correspondent While the country’s leadership continues to plough scarce resources into internationally condemned missile and nuclear programmes, North Koreans face incredible hardship as sanction ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  7. 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

  8. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  9. UN Touts Anti-Cholera Initiative in Haiti

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre Since 2010, the cholera epidemic in Haiti has directly affected 805,000 people and taken the lives of more than 9,480 [official figures as of 11 March 2017]. The UN-backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2017 - 12:40

  10. US Offensive against Somali Militants Puts Humanitarian Efforts at Risk

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Info MOGASDISHU The Guardian United Nations and aid officials warn that a new US-backed military offensive against Islamist militants in Somalia could undermine the massive international effort to help millions of people th ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/01/2017 - 08:33

  11. Humanitarian Convoy Reaches Mosul

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq A multi-agency humanitarian convoy, led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reached the Iraqi city of Mosul this week for the first time in two years. The 14-vehicle convoy brought one ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

  12. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  13. Colwell Accepts Saudi Water Prize as Yemen Bombing Continues, Cholera Spreads

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Dr Rita Colwell was among eight scientists who this week accepted the prestigious, and lucrative biannual Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz International Prize for Water. A prize-giving c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:36

  14. Kuczynski Emphasizes Need for Local and Foreign Investment in Peru

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Local and foreign investment in infrastructure, health, education and sanitation are necessary for Peru to modernize, maintain growth, and join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  15. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

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