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  1. SADC Summit to Look at Water, Energy and Infrastructure

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  2. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  3. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab ...

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

  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 ...

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

  5. Zambia to Put Another 17,500 Hectares Under Irrigation

    17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government plans to put another 17, 500 hectares of land under irrigation by the end of this year in order to reduce the country’s dependence on rain-fed agriculture. President Edgar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 10:16

  6. Presidents of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique Discuss Climate Change Solutions

    27 Apr 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The presidents of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique met in the Malawian capital, Lilongwe, on April 25th to discuss ways to address the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:45

  7. Zambian Government Provides Food, Water to Rwandan and Congolese Nationals Trapped in Churches

    26 Apr 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has started providing water and food to hundreds of Rwandan and Congolese nationals who have been forced to shelter in churches after ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2016 - 10:08

  8. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  9. 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 ...

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

  10. World Bank Lends DRC $150 Million for Urban Water Access

    29 Feb 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo The World Bank has approved an additional $150 million USD to finance the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Urban Water Supply Project, which aims to increase ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/29/2016 - 10:02

  11. Congolese Premier Says His Country Will Support Egyptian Position on Grand Renaissance Dam

    5 Feb 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo will support fellow Nile Basin country Egypt's stance on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:18

  12. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  13. 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 ...

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

  14. 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 ...

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

  15. WHO to Launch Cholera Vaccine Campaign in Iraq This Week

    2 Nov 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The World Health Organization (WHO) is completing final preparations for an oral cholera vaccine campaign targeting 250,000 displaced persons in 14 Iraqi governorates. The campaign, which is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2015 - 10:59

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