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  1. Expansion Of Water Distribution, WASH Services, Lake Monitoring In Kisumu, Kenya

    7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 08:03

  2. 300,000 People Under Threat As Kenya Dam Reaches Highest Water Levels

    12 Sep 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Fear has gripped residents of Turkana following reports that the Turkwel dam is about to spill over. An estimated 300,000 people living along the river basin are likely to be uprooted from their ho ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:39

  3. Rising Lake Victoria Waters Increase Risk Of Human-Wildlife Conflict

    6 Jul 2020- 10:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Media Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is facing a big dilemma on whether to relocate hundreds of wildlife from Ndere Island National Park, as rising waters in Lake Victoria threaten the existence of th ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:52

  4. COVID Pandemic Jeopardises Africa SDGs

    16 Apr 2020- 05:40 by Local Press Report NAIROBI SciDevNet The continuing COVID-19 pandemic could make it difficult for Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an economist says. Ben McCarthy, an associate economic affairs officer at t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 12:44

  5. Blessing Yourself With Sanitiser

    25 Mar 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report NAIROBI National Post Hand sanitiser replaced holy water at Nairobi’s Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead. In Kenya, where there have been seven ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:15

  6. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

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

  7. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  8. Rural Somalia Communities Receive Climate Adaptation Funding

    26 Nov 2019- 14:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Global Environment Facility Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new $10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. M ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2019 - 14:45

  9. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  10. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  11. Sanitation Challenges In Post-conflict, Long-term Refugee Camps

    5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Habitat What happens when conflicts and instability in other countries become protracted such that people are forced to stay in a refugee camp for a long period of time? How do basic services like housing ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:48

  12. Climate Shocks, Conflict and Economic Instability Cause Food Insecurity In East Africa

    9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  13. Kenya: Controversial Evictions As Country Seeks To Save "Water Tower"

    9 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Reuters Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has be ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  14. Chinese Demand For Dead Donkeys Threatens Kenya Rural Water Distribution Systems

    7 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI China Dialogue Growing demand for donkey meat and skin in China is causing a sharp decline in the animals in Kenya. Animal rights campaigners warn that donkeys could soon disappear in the east African countr ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:35

  15. Five Myths Must Be Busted In Quest For Affordable Access To Clean Water

    17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in o ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/17/2019 - 05:40

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