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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. 2.1 billion Lack Safe Drinking Water

    14 Jul 2017- 10:25 by Local Press Report GENEVA WHO Media Center Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2017 - 10:25

  3. Nearly 600 million Children Will Live in Areas with Extremely Limited Water Resources by 2040- UNICEF

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY UNICEF Press Center Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UNICEF report released on World Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  4. UN Agencies Provide Humanitarian Relief for 75,000 Syrian Refugees Trapped on Jordanian Border

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The World Food Program (WFP), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on August 4th annou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  5. Hundred of Millions of Children at Risk Due to Droughts and Floods: UNICEF

    25 Nov 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Some 530 million children around the world live in areas at high risk of flooding, and 160 million live in areas that face severe drought as a result of climate change, the United N ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/25/2015 - 10:56

  6. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, accordin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  7. Yemen “One Step Away” From Famine: UN

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Food and fuel shortages, alongside water scarcity, have left Yemen “one step away” from famine, the UN World Food Program (WFP) warned last week. The agency’s recent assessment of food secur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  8. UN Chiefs Issue New Call for Syria Aid

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Top officials from five United Nations agencies this week called on the international community to supply much needed funding for aid to Syrian refugees, saying that the appeal made ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  9. Sanitation and Water for All Report Card Shows Progress

    15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Much progress has been made towards reaching the commitments that countries, donors, civil society groups and multilateral organizations made during the second Sanitation and Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2013 - 10:03

  10. World Bank Opens Spring Meeting With Sanitation Dialogue

    The World Bank opened its annual spring meeting on April 19 with a panel discussion on the importance of proper sanitation in achieving all development goals, as well as the importance of private sector involvement in improving sanitation access. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  11. $38 Million Pledged to UNICEF

    8 Feb 2013- 08:48 by Local Press Report new yorK UNICEF UNICEF welcomed core contributions from Member States at the annual pledging event held on the third day of the first regular session of the Executive Board. Some $38 million USD was pledged during t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2013 - 10:31

  12. New Child Survival Target Focuses on Five Major Causes of Child Mortality

    The governments of the United States, India and Ethiopia, in close collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have set a new target to reduce child mortality to 20 or less in 1,000 live births by 2035. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  13. US, UK Announce Aid Boost for Sanitation at High-Level Meeting

    23 Apr 2012- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The United States announced on April 20 that it is joining the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership, comprised of governments, donors, civil society and multilateral org ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  14. Drought Worsens Water Crisis in Horn of Africa

    25 Jul 2011- 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya. The volati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  15. UN Launches Sanitation Drive to Push for Achieving MDG Targets

    5 Jul 2011- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY The United Nations on June 21 announced the launch of Sustainable Sanitation: Five-Year Drive to 2015, as its latest push to achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:48