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  1. Two Thirds Of African Cities Face Extreme Climate Risk

    14 Nov 2018- 15:00 by Local Press Report Paris Arab News Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at “extreme risk” of the threats posed by climate change, according to a new analysis. Study focuses on Ban ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2018 - 18:51

  2. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  3. Scientists Explore Groundwater in the Sahel with Nuclear Technology

    8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report BANGUI International Atomic Energy Agency In the deserts of the Sahel, one of the poorest regions of the world, rich bodies of water underground provide a source of life. Using nuclear-derived techniques, scientists ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:50

  4. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  5. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  6. UNHCR, Partners Seek $500 Million for Nigeria, Central African Republic Relief Efforts

    27 Jan 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The UN refugee agency and its partners this week appealed to donor nations for more than $500 million USD to assist hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and the Centra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:48

  7. UN Seeks $20 Billion for Humanitarian Assistance in 2016

    9 Dec 2015- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations and humanitarian partners around the world will need $20.1 billion USD to meet the needs of over 87.6 million people in 37 countries in 2016, according the UN’s ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2015 - 11:45

  8. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  9. AfDB, Rwanda Seek $68 Million for Kigali Action Plan

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan government this week signed an agreement to formalize the African Union-led Kigali Action Plan, an initiative that among other things will help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2014 - 15:47

  10. Clean Water Restored to 183,000 People in Central African Republic

    6 Mar 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY United Nations Children's Fund Just ahead of the onset of the rainy season, which increases the risk of water-borne diseases like cholera, UNICEF and its partners have restored safe and chlorinated ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2014 - 10:10

  11. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  12. Lake Chad Basin Countries Draft "Water Charter"

    9 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Lake Chad Basin Commission on December 6 presented a draft "Water Charter" to member countries for ratification by their respective parliaments. The draft came out of the 59th Se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:20

  13. African Countries Lose $5.5 Billion USD Per Year to Effects of Poor Sanitation

    30 Apr 2012- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Eighteen African countries are losing around $5.5 billion USD annually because of the health effects of poor sanitation, according to a new study from the World Bank’s Water and S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  14. Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire More Vulnerable to Climate Effects

    16 Apr 2012- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, TX, AUSTIN A reassessment of climate vulnerability in West Africa warns that Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire are more vulnerable to climate effects such as flooding and sea level rise than previously ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  15. African Water Facility to Outsource Consultancy Services

    18 Oct 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The African Water Facility (AWF), an initiative of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), has announced plans to outsource consultancy services to prepare project completion reports fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:41

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