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  1. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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... - 08/13/2018 - 09:21

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Human Migration In Afghanistan As Drought Intensifies

    29 May 2018- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Drought is affecting two-thirds of provinces across Afghanistan with more than two million people expected to become severely food insecure and in need of humanitarian assistance, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Private Wells Siphon Off Afghanistan's Water

    26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report QALAT Institute for Water & Peace Reporting A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has l ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2018 - 13:39

  13. Continuing Drought Will Damage Northern Province Wheat Yield

    5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report MAZAR-I-SHARIF Pajhwok Afghan News Farmers in northern Balkh province are concerned at inadequate snowfall this year, fearing that continued drought will damage their crops. In most parts of northern Afghanistan, in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2018 - 07:54

  14. Guterres Highlights Water Cooperation at Security Council Briefing on Afghanistan and Central Asia

    24 Jan 2018- 05:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY “Regional cooperation offers opportunities to address common concerns, including counter-terrorist financing, improving border security, fostering dialogue with religious institutions and leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2018 - 05:03

  15. 14 New Reservoirs Completed in Samangan Province

    14 Jan 2018- 22:21 by Local Press Report ALBAK, Afghanistan Pajhwok News Construction work on 14 water reservoirs having the capacity to store 500 cubic meters water has been completed at a total cost of $12 million in northern Samangan province, an offic ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 22:21

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