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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. UN Asks for $94 Million for Yemeni Refugees

    10 Dec 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, UNited States The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week issued a joint appeal for $94 million USD in funding over the next year to assist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2015 - 10:44

  4. South Sudan Is Worst Place in the World to Find a Toilet; India Has Longest Lines: WaterAid

    20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom South Sudan is the hardest place in the world to find a household toilet, according to a new report by international charity WaterAid. The report, “ It’s No Joke: The State of the World ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 08:57

  5. Global Warming Will Leave Horn of Africa Even Drier: Study

    12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON, AZ, United States As the planet warms, the Horn of Africa region will likely become more arid, aggravating tensions in an already unstable region, according to new research from the University of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 10:09

  6. EC Announces $13 Million in Aid for Yemen

    6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2015 - 10:42

  7. AfDB Extends Drought Mitigation Program to Djibouti, Sudan

    19 Jun 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report ABIDJAN Star Africa The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has extended its multimillion multi-phased Horn of Africa drought resilience programme with a US $16-million soft loan to Djibouti and a US $14-million ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2015 - 09:31

  8. Djibouti, Ethiopia Launch Water Transfer Project

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti Ethiopia and Djibouti this week launched construction of a $22 million USD water transfer project. The project, funded by China's Exim Bank and built by CGC Overseas Construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  9. Horn of Africa States Pledge Cooperation to Reduce Water Conflicts

    10 Dec 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Countries in eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa agreed this week to strengthen cooperation on trans-boundary water resources management in order to reduce conflicts, poverty and ecological ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2014 - 11:50

  10. European Union to Fund $11 Million Potable Water Project in Djibouti

    29 Apr 2014- 09:34 by Local Press Report DJIBOUTI CITY Sabahi The European Union granted Djibouti 2 billion francs ($11 million) to finance projects to improve access to potable water in the country, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported Sunday ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2014 - 09:34

  11. OIC Launches Food Security Foundation

    27 Jun 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has launched a Food Security Foundation to help coordinate agricultural policies in member countries and support water resource management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2013 - 10:02

  12. Arab Fund Lends Djibouti $35 Million for Water

    14 May 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2013 - 10:29

  13. Malawi Issues 172 Mining Licenses, Raising Environmental Concerns

    The Malawi government has issued 172 mining licenses in the past four years as part of its effort to boost the country’s agriculture-dependent economy. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 17:23

  14. AfDB Invests $58 Million for Drought Mitigation in the Horn of Africa

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) last week approved a new $58 million USD financing tranche to boost drought resilience in Horn of Africa countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2013 - 07:45

  15. Djibouti, Ethiopia Sign Water Agreement

    23 Jan 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi Djiboutian Finance Minister Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh on Sunday (January 20th) signed an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart Sufian Ahmed for the construction of a water pipeline linking the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2013 - 09:37

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