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  1. UN Leaders Call For Saudis to Lift Yemen Blockade

    4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report GENEVA World Health Organization The partial lifting of the blockade of Yemen’s Red Sea ports by the Saudi-led coalition in recent days is allowing humanitarian organizations to resume the provision of life-saving a ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2017 - 11:36

  2. UNDP to Restore Water Infrastructure in Donetsk

    23 Oct 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KRAMATORSK, Ukraine Representatives of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) plan to restore 12 infrastructure facilities in eastern Ukraine as part of the Japanese government-funded Economic and Socia ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2015 - 10:05

  3. Astana Hosts International Conference on Ecosystem Services

    1 Jul 2015- 10:40 by Local Press Report ASTANA Astana Times An international conference focused on ecosystem services and the transition to a green economy took place in Astana on June 24. This event was organised by the United Nations Development Program ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:40

  4. Malawi Needs $500 Million for Post-Flood Reconstruction

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi Malawi needs $494 million USD to support reconstruction efforts in the wake of the floods last February that killed 176 people and damaged crops and infrastructure, President Peter Mutharika s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  5. FAO Scales Up Support for Jordan to Cope With Syrian Refugee Crisis

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced this week that it was scaling up support for Jordan and other countries in the region that are dealing with an influx of refugees fleeing th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

  6. Serbia Approves National Disaster Management Program

    5 Mar 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report BELGRADE UNDP Serbia The National Disaster Management Program was passed by a Conclusion of the Government of Serbia. The Program was launched today by the Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief. Addr ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2015 - 10:33

  7. Bangladesh Launches Clean-Up in Sundarbans Delta

    16 Dec 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh this week launched a clean-up of the country’s Sundarbans Delta, in the wake of an extensive oil spill. The spill, which happened early on December 9th, occurred after a tanker bel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2014 - 22:00

  8. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  9. Kazakhstan Hosts Desertification Conference

    3 Oct 2014- 10:48 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News The Conference "Desertification in Central Asia: Assessment, Prediction, Control" has taken place on September 25-27 in Astana, Tengrinews reports citing the press service of the Kazakh ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2014 - 10:48

  10. Philippines Likely to Miss Most MDGs: Report

    22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Philippines will likely fail to achieve most of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline, according to a new report by the country's National Economic and De ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2014 - 10:01

  11. Lebanon City Launches Irrigation Project

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Zawya The municipality of Bechwat has launched a development project to build irrigation channels, with the support of goodwill ambassador Fadi Salameh and the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  12. Azerbaijan, UNDP Discuss Climate Change Flood Risks in Caucasus

    22 May 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijan's Emergency Situations Ministry and UNDP has discussed the climate change risks into water and flood management in the Greater Caucasus Region. The United Nations Development Program ( ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2014 - 09:59

  13. UN Assists Turkmenistan With Climate Policy

    16 May 2014- 09:31 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency Ashgabat hosted a workshop of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) regional project "Climate Risk Management in Turkmenistan", implemented with the support of the Turkm ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2014 - 09:31

  14. Climate Change Is Reversing Economic Progress in Kenya: UNDP

    8 May 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Extreme weather events caused by climate change have slowed economic progress in Kenya, as communities grapple with rising poverty, food and water insecurity, diseases and social disruption, acco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 12:03

  15. Post-2015 Development Goals Must Address Environment, Inequality, Poverty: ADB

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The UN post-2015 global development agenda, which will replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year, should focus on “unfinished business,” primarily in the areas of en ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21