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  1. EU Announces $20 Million Grant to Fight Malnutrition in Kenya

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The European Union is providing a $20 million USD grant to boost food security among mothers and children in nine Kenyan counties. The announcement was made on February 18th during a national ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  2. UN Seeks $705 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Gaza, West Bank

    13 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAMALLAH, West Bank The United Nations this week called on international donors to provide an additional $705 million USD for the more than one million Palestinians who continue to live in poor conditions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2015 - 10:39

  3. Jordan Approves German Grant to Improve Water Supply for Syrian Refugees

    12 Feb 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Cabinet this week approved an $11.3 million USD grant agreement with the Germany government. The funds would be used to improve water supply for Syrian refugees and host communities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2015 - 11:11

  4. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

  5. Donors Pledge $529 Million for Humanitarian Response in South Sudan

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya International donors have pledged another $529 million USD to strengthen humanitarian assistance for an estimated 2.5 million people displaced by civil strife in Africa’s youngest nation. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2015 - 10:48

  6. Uzbekistan to Invest $200 Million USD for Water, Wastewater Services in Karakalpakstan

    9 Feb 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The Uzbek government and international financial institutions are allocating about $200 million USD for water supply and wastewater projects in Uzbekistan’s Karakalpakstan Autonomous ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2015 - 10:23

  7. UN Sounds Alarm Over Health, Ecological Impacts of Wastewater

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Unregulated liquid waste discharges pose a serious threat to human and ecological health, UN-Water warned in a new report released on February 2nd. The Rapid Assessment Report on Waste Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:51

  8. African Ministers Renew Call for Water, Sanitation Financing

    30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Adequate budgetary allocations for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs are essential for African countries to sustain economic growth and social renewal, according to senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2015 - 10:30

  9. Haitian Cholera Victims to Appeal Dismissal of Lawsuit Against the UN

    28 Jan 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Attorneys representing thousands of Haitians who contracted cholera from UN peacekeepers on the island are preparing to appeal a New York district court's ruling that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2015 - 10:27

  10. CEO Water Mandate Provides New Guidance for Business on Human Right to Water, Sanitation

    27 Jan 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZARAGOZA, Spain The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, a public-private initiative designed to assist companies in developing, implementing and disclosing water sustainability practices, is offering new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2015 - 10:39

  11. Security Council Commends UN Peace Efforts in Central Asia

    26 Jan 2015- 11:00 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT India Gazette The Security Council today celebrated the role of the United Nations regional office in assisting countries in Central Asia confront a range of threats, from terrorism to trans-national drug ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:00

  12. Achieving Water, Sanitation SDG Will Require Investment in Science and Technology

    23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZARAGOZA, Spain Countries will have to invest in science and technology if they are to meet the proposed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on water and sanitation by the 2030 deadline, delegates heard during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2015 - 10:56

  13. Rights Group Calls on UN to Block Dam in Cambodia

    14 Jan 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Malaysian Insider A rights group today urged the United Nations to help prevent the displacement of thousands of people, mainly from ethnic minority groups, by a US$780 million (RM2.8 billion) China ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2015 - 10:32

  14. Shell Pays $84 Million to Niger Delta Communities Affected by Oil Spills

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watchdog Amnesty International and Nigerian NGO the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) announced this week that oil giant Shell has finally paid out ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 11:27

  15. WFP to Resume Assistance to Refugees in Kenya

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) will be able to continue distributing food rations, water and medicine to Somali and South Sudanese refugees living in Kenya, after international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/05/2015 - 10:21

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