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  1. $25 Million USD Humanitarian Aid From EU To Address Drought In Southern Africa

    21 Jan 2020- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced a $25 Million USD aid package for southern Africa to support Zimbabwe, Zambia, Madagascar, Lesotho and Eswatini in the wake of the harshest drought in de ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2020 - 07:58

  2. EU Humanitarian Aid Supports Water Access In Ukraine Conflict Zone

    27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:32

  3. Provisional EU Agreement On Quality Of Treated Water For Agricultural Use

    9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural ir ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. EU Increases Aid To Strife-torn Yemen For Basic Services

    19 Nov 2019- 07:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has approved an additional $87 Million USD in aid for public services, health and education in Yemen, bringing EU support to $485 Million USD since 2015 when violent con ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:28

  5. $37.3 Million USD For Humanitarian Aid In African Great Lakes Region

    23 Sep 2019- 06:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced an additional $38 Million USD in humanitarian relief for the Great Lakes region of Africa. The aid is earmarked for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:39

  6. EU Agri Sector Must Adapt, Improve Climate Change Resilience

    7 Sep 2019- 11:17 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Environment Agency (EEA) has projected that crop and livestock production will decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:35

  7. European Commission Supports Drought Relief In Horn Of Africa

    7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 03:35

  8. EIB Will End Financing For Fossil Fuel Projects By 2020

    28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Guardian The European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets. The EU’s len ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2019 - 08:13

  9. European Satellite Identifies Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

    28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Space Agency (ESA) The identification and location of groundwater‐dependent ecosystems are the first move in protecting and managing them. Such identifications are challenging where the surface si ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2019 - 08:13

  10. Germany Faces Hefty EU Fine Over Nitrate Pollution Of Waters

    28 Jul 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has warned Germany that it has failed to meet a European Court of Justice ruling to protect its waters against nitrate pollution. The country could now potentially fac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 06:19

  11. "Biggest Water Fight Of Belgium": Residents Blow Off Steam As The Country Faces First Ever Red Heatwave Alert

    25 Jul 2019- 07:40 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times As the blistering heat pushes temperatures in Belgium to new highs, officials are preparing to face the first-ever red heatwave alert issued for most of the country, cutting some workers ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2019 - 07:40

  12. Water Mismanagement Aggravates Drought In Europe: WWF

    24 Jul 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2019 - 12:37

  13. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  14. Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

    18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 09:22

  15. UK Contributes $11.6 Million USD For Gaza Desal Plant

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Palestinian News & Info Agency Britain announced today a contribution of 9 million GBP for the Gaza water desalination plant, said Mazen Ghneim, head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA). This came ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

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