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  1. Turkey-backed Forces Again Cut Off Water Supply in Northern Syria, Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies

    30 Mar 2020- 06:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Turkish-backed armed forces cut off the water supply of up to 460,000 Syrians in March, exacerbating a perilous humanitarian situation in the East of the country. Much of the population is alread ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:50

  2. Access To Clean Water For Hand-washing Is Crucial In Coronavirus Containment

    15 Mar 2020- 10:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat New York, United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) is not a water-borne disease but lack of access to clean water, sanitation and good hygiene can hamper containment efforts, as handwashing and handwashing with soap ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:57

  3. Water Infrastructure Attacked In Turkey Invasion Of Syria

    23 Oct 2019- 10:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria UNICEF reports that water supply to Al-Hasakeh, Syria, partially restarted 21 October after repairs to the electric power supply at the Allouk (Alok) water pumping station. The facility had been ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:34

  4. New Episodes Of Violence Hit Water Facilities In Eastern Ukraine

    8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking thei ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:07

  5. Effects Of Climate Change On Bangladeshi Children

    8 Apr 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh UNICEF has released a new report examining effects of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change on children in Bangladesh. With its flat topograph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:16

  6. US Senate Votes To End Support For Saudi-led War In Yemen

    15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:40

  7. Conflict Drives Dramatic Increase In Cholera Cases In Hudaydah

    2 Oct 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Hudaydah, Yemen Suspected cholera cases have almost tripled in Yemen’s coastal Hudaydah governorate since a dramatic increase in fighting between the Houthis and forces backed by the Saudi- and Emirati-led Coal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2018 - 10:48

  8. 100,000 Hospitalized in Basra Due to Contaminated Water

    1 Oct 2018- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jafari called on Turkey to cease damming the Tigris river in a September 28 speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Meantime, the number of people admitted to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2018 - 06:53

  9. More Nigerians Have Access To Mobile Phones Than Toilets

    18 Sep 2018- 11:09 by Local Press Report Port Harcourt The Daily Trust More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Zaid said it is important for N ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 11:09

  10. UNICEF "Concern" Over Man-made River Attacks

    18 Jul 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Twitter account @UNICEFLibya has tweeted concern about recent attacks on the infrastructure of Libya's Great Man-made River system. A July 15 tweet read: "UNICEF is concerned about ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2018 - 07:30

  11. India Suffering Worst Ever Water Crisis; Situation Will Only Get Worse

    15 Jun 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India is suffering from "the worst water crisis" in its history according to a new report by the country's National Institution for Transforming India (also called NITI Aayog), ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  12. Yemen Rainy Season Cholera Warning

    6 May 2018- 15:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANAA, Yemen Yemen risks a resurgence of cholera that could infect millions as the rainy season advances, researchers have warned. Health authorities should "immediately" boost measures to mitigate ri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  13. Jordan Inaugurates Water And Wastewater Network For Syrian Refugee Camp

    6 May 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan's Minister of Water and Irrigation, the German ambassador to Jordan and UNICEF May 3 launched the operation of a water supply and waste water network which will connect all households ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  14. India Spent $4.2 Billion on Rural Pipes

    5 Dec 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India has spent 260.6 billion rupees ($4.2 billion) since April 2012 building pipes to supply more drinking water to rural homes, according to new government figures. The nation, where only 31 pe ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2014 - 10:14

  15. UNICEF, EU Supply Equipment to Mozambique

    19 Nov 2014- 10:45 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Mozambique News Agency The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union on Monday delivered equipment for the Water and Sanitation Programme (AGUASANI) in the towns of Homoine, Jangamo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/19/2014 - 10:45