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  1. Storm Alberto Flooding Causes Oil Spill At Cuba Refinery

    29 May 2018- 16:41 by Local Press Report HAVANA, Cuba Miami Herald Flooding has damaged an oil refinery in central Cuba and caused crude oil to spill into Cienfuegos Bay as the remnants of Storm Alberto continue to drench the island in heavy rain. State-o ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2018 - 16:41

  2. Chinese Purification Plants Improve Water Quality in Cuba

    23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report HAVANA Xinhuanet News A donation by China of 14 purification plants is helping to improve water quality in central Cuba. The installation of these plants, which is a priority for the National Institute of Hydraulic ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2018 - 10:04

  3. Cuba Water Infrastructure is a bit bad

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Info HAVANA Al Jazeera Cuba is experiencing one of its worst droughts in 100 years. Although the government provides drinking water, the shortages caused by the lack of rain are compounded by an aging and dilapidated infras ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/01/2017 - 08:33

  4. Cuba Implements Projects to Curb Water Losses With Support From Arab Countries

    21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba has carried out nine projects to reduce water losses, with $221 million USD in financial support from Arab nations, according to Rosemarie Ricardo Batista, director of international relations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2016 - 13:12

  5. Japan to Fund Infrastructure in Eastern Cuba

    21 Nov 2016- 13:16 by Local Press Report HAVANA Cuba Headlines Japanese ambassador to Cuba Masaru Watanabe signed a contract on Wednesday to set up a desalinization plant in the eastern Holguin coastal community of Caletones, Gibara municipality, in order ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:24

  6. Cuba Responses to Effects of Hurricane Matthew

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by Local Press Report HAVANA Relief Web A new report from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs UN Country Team in Cuba offers very dry information on the country-wide impact of a very wet occurance. Access Climate D ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  7. Cuba Plans Five Desalination Plants

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba Cuba is planning to build five desalination plants, according to Ines Maria Chapman, president of Cuba's National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Chapman said a 2,160-cubic-meter- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2016 - 09:17

  8. Cuba Implements Epidemiological Monitoring in Hurricane-Affected Areas

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAISI, Cuba Cuba’s Ministry of Health has implemented strict epidemiological monitoring on the eastern part of the island in order to prevent disease outbreaks in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, officials said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  9. Drought Affects 816,000 Cubans

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Ongoing drought is affecting 239 water sources and 816,000 people in Cuba, according to a report by the country’s National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Of the water sources, 191 have been par ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  10. Cuba, China Sign New Accords For Economic Cooperation

    29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by Local Press Report HAVANA Xinhua Cuba and China on Friday signed new agreements aimed at deepening bilateral cooperation in a number of fields. Zhang Xiangchen, deputy international trade representative with China's Ministry of ...

    Local Press Report - 08/29/2016 - 09:58

  11. Cuba Develops Crops That Can Withstand Climate Change

    5 Aug 2016- 07:31 by Local Press Report HAVANA Jamaica Observer Cuban scientists have created varieties of crops that will be able to withstand the effects of climate change. The Cuban news agency reports that professionals from the National Research Inst ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2016 - 07:31

  12. Saudi Arabia Lends Cuba $80 Million for Infrastructure Equipment

    4 Aug 2016- 09:03 by Local Press Report RIYADH Global Trade Review Saudi Arabia is lending US$80mn to Cuba for the import of infrastructure equipment, through its Fund for Development’s export programme. The loan is split between a five-year revolving US$ ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:03

  13. Cuba’s INRH Takes Steps to Mitigate Ongoing Drought

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba The measures Cuba has taken to mitigate the effects of a severe ongoing regional drought-- including rehabilitating water infrastructure and implementing new projects-- have made it possible to re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  14. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  15. Drought Draws Attention to Cuba’s Irrigation Problems

    29 Jun 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report HOLGUÍN Inter Press Service News Agency Since late 2014 Cuba has endured the worst drought of the past 115 years. The extremely dry weather has sounded an alarm call drawing attention to the urgent need to modernis ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2016 - 08:47

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