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  1. 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

  2. Turkey Invasion Of Syria: Damage To Water Infrastructure And Risk Of Water-borne Disease

    16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased mili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2019 - 05:56

  3. Cyclone Idai: Mass Cholera Vaccination Campaign, Aid For Farmers In Mozambique

    9 Apr 2019- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Since Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique on 14 March, severely damaging water systems, hundreds of thousands of people have been living in temporary settlements without access to safe water and sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 06:07

  4. More Than 97 Percent Of Gaza's Water Does Not Meet WHO Quality Standards

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:07

  5. New Device Simplifies Measurement Of Fluoride Contamination In Water

    13 Feb 2019- 06:05 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed a device that can accurately measure fluoride concentrations using only a few drops of water. The importance of the device is ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/13/2019 - 06:05

  6. Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

    7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Saha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2019 - 07:29

  7. Stagnant Water Is Vector As 120 Test Positive For Zika In Rajasthan Outbreak

    23 Oct 2018- 06:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAIPUR, India "Till now, 120 people have been tested positive for Zika virus in the state, 105 of them have been treated," Rajasthan's Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf told media October 22. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2018 - 06:33

  8. Zimbabwe Needs $2.5 Billion USD Investment In Infrastructure To Combat Water-Borne Diseases

    20 Oct 2018- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town cle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2018 - 09:33

  9. Harare To Seek Chinese Capital For Water Infrastructure In Wake Of Cholera Outbreak

    16 Oct 2018- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s capital Harare is to seek a new $280 Million USD loan from Chinese investors for improvement of the city’s water networks in the wake of a cholera outbreak that has killed 54 and ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2018 - 09:47

  10. Zimbabwe: Cholera Vaccination Campaign Launched As Death-Toll Rises

    7 Oct 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners last week announced support for the government of Zimbabwe in launch of an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign to protect 1.4 million people ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 10:58

  11. 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

  12. WHO Calls For Actions To Achieve SDG 6

    1 Oct 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for countries to make comprehensive policy shifts and invest more to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of universal sani ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2018 - 07:19

  13. Harare Hospitals Face Water Shortages As Cholera Crisis Intensifies

    26 Sep 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Hospitals in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare are facing serious water shortages amid a cholera outbreak which has now killed more than 45 people and infected around 6,000 in the country. Harare Cent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 07:34

  14. Zimbabwe Fights To Contain Cholera Outbreak; Death Toll Hits 30; South Africa Issues Alert

    18 Sep 2018- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30. This week, 405 new ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 08:52

  15. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

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