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  1. Civil Society Groups Appeal To UN As Key Syria Water Station Disabled Again In Conflict Zone

    25 Aug 2020- 04:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria For the eighth time since October 2019, actions by Turkey and Sunni rebel allies cut water service from the Allouk (Alok) pumping station in Syria, 13 August. While flow from the station was part ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  2. Crumbling Syria Oil Infrastructure Pollutes Water Resources

    9 Jul 2020- 09:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Degradation of oil facilities in conflict-torn northeast Syria has led to spillage of tens-of-thousands of barrels of oil into canals and creeks, contributing to persistent and extensive contamina ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:33

  3. Coronavirus Hygiene Precautions Next To Impossible In Syria Conflict Zone

    28 May 2020- 10:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria Continuing and sporadic water shortages are making hygiene precautions next to impossible in north-east Syria while millions face coronavirus risk amid continued fighting, destroyed infrastructur ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:01

  4. Water Supply In North Syria Cut Again During Conflict

    18 May 2020- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria For the sixth time since October,  actoins by Turkey and Sunni rebel allies cut water service from the Allouk (Alok) pumping station 7 May. Water authorities sent out an alert asking households ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2020 - 10:29

  5. Conflict Then Flash Floods: 230,000 Children Affected In Northern Syria

    27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, severa ...

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

  6. Syria Conflict: Russia And Turkey Armed Forces Trade Water For Electricity

    16 Dec 2019- 05:26 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Middle East Monitor The Russian and Turkish armies have reportedly brokered a deal between themselves to swap or trade water for electricity in areas of northern Syria. According to the deal, the Tishrin D ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:43

  7. 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

  8. Arab Countries Urged To Develop Plans To Combat Drought, Salinity, Water Scarcity

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Egypt Independent President of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) Rafeq Saleh advised that Arab countries should develop plans for areas vulnerable to drought, salinity and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:16

  9. Syria Desperate For Natural Resources Rehabilitation

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agricul ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:10

  10. Syrian Villages Benefit From Russia-designed Project

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS UrduPoint Syria will build a water storage basin near Ras al Basit town in Latakia province upon the project designed by Russian specialists, Hassan Nabil, the director of water resources department of the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  11. Assad Described As "Waging Biological War By Neglect"

    25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is purs ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2018 - 11:08

  12. Daesh Blocks Aleppo Drinking Water Access

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, sai ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  13. Government Forces Regain Key Damascus Facility

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Syrian army has regained control of the Ain el-Fijeh spring and pumping facility under a deal struck with rebel forces involving an agreement for withdrawal. It is hoped that supply to 5.5 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  14. UN – Syria Water Crisis Continues

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  15. Syria Fighting Derails Plans to Fix Damaged Damascus Water Source

    16 Jan 2017- 04:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS The Syrian army and allied militia clashed with rebels near Damascus on Sunday, threatening to disrupt planned repairs to a pumping station that supplies most of the capital's water, a war monito ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:57

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