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  1. Afghanistan Government Deploys Unemployed Workers To Rehabilitate Kabul Groundwater Resources

    16 Jun 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report KABUL Thomson Reuters As lockdown measures imposed in March take their toll on Afghanistan's workforce, the government is employing more than 40,000 jobless workers to rehabilitate groundwater supplies for its ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:10

  2. Afghanistan: Human Migration, Groundwater Extraction And The Opium Crop

    12 May 2020- 14:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat KABUL, Afghanistan Rapid transformation of former desert areas in southwest Afghanistan has affected the population residing there, threatening long-term viability of this population’s livelihood. “When the Wate ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:15

  3. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

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

  4. ADB, World Bank Support Expansion Of Afghanistan's Dalha Dam

    17 Sep 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's second largest dam, the Dahla, is benefit from almost $349 Million USD in new grant funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and an additional $230 Million USD from the World ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/17/2019 - 08:17

  5. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  6. Afghanistan And Pakistan Face Looming Water Conflict?

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probabil ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  7. UN Pledges $34.6 Million USD For Afghanistan Drought Relief

    21 Oct 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to supp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2018 - 08:32

  8. EU Provides Further Emergency Aid To Afghanistan; Severe Drought Is Affecting 2 Million People

    7 Oct 2018- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) Commission has allocated an additional $23 Million USD in emergency aid to Afghanistan. The country's humanitarian situation has worsened since the beginning of 20 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 09:46

  9. Afghanistan Prez Pledges Measures To Control Drought In Next 6 months

    25 Sep 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday emphasized on a national dialogue over water management in Afghanistan and said comprehensive measures would be taken to reduce the country’s drought ove ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2018 - 07:49

  10. India Support For New Afghanistan Dam Likely To Upset Pakistan

    13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afgha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:09

  11. Parts Of Kabul Uninhabitable Due To Groundwater Pollution

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report KABUL Gandhara Residents of Afghanistan’s restive, teeming capital have struggled for years with terrorist attacks, a lack of services, a booming population, clogged traffic, and toxic air. A study by the nongovern ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2018 - 10:40

  12. Dam Those Deadlines: Afghanistan Prez Bans Water Ministry Travel Until Infrastructure Milestones Met

    31 May 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is reported to have "banned" international travel by the leadership of the country's Energy and Water Ministry until certain water infrastru ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  13. New Water Share Detente Between Afghanistan And Iran?

    7 May 2018- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the country’s parliament May 6 that Afghanistan has pledged to let Iran have its share of water from the Hirmand River and the supply for feeding ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  14. Afghanistan Water Reserves Level "Extremely Worrying"

    2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News Officials from the Ministry of Energy and Water on Sunday raised concern over water resources in the country and said the total amount of running and underground water had dropped significantly in th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2018 - 09:28

  15. Two "Quality Dam Construction Companies" to be Established: Afghanistan Minister

    26 Mar 2018- 06:25 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News Energy and Water Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani said on Sunday that works were nearing completion on amending the law on water and establishing two quality dam construction companies. He said A ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 06:25