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  1. 35-Year Drought Increases Displacement In Horn Of Africa

    14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical le ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 06:28

  2. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 10:28

  3. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  4. Ethiopia: City Commences China-funded $270 Million USD Water Supply Project

    24 Sep 2019- 04:39 by OOSKAnews Info MEKELLE, Ethiopia The city of Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state, has commenced construction on a new China-funded water supply project that will meet the needs of an estimated 400,000 reside ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/24/2019 - 04:39

  5. GERD: Egypt FM Blames Ethiopia Intransigence For Breakdown In Talks

    24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukr ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:30

  6. GERD Technical Negotiations Stumble, More Talks Planned For October

    17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2019 - 04:22

  7. Droughts And Floods For Nile Basin In Coming Decades

    7 Sep 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dartmouth, NH, United States Hot and dry conditions coupled with a rising population along the Nile River will reduce the amount of water available for residential, agricultural, and ecological uses in coming d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 07:15

  8. European Commission Supports Drought Relief In Horn Of Africa

    7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by TWD Staff BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food ava ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 03:35

  9. GERD: Tripartite Talks To Resume; Dam Is Defended By Israeli Weaponry

    30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethi ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 03:29

  10. Ethiopia Drought: Citizens Plant 350 Million Trees In One Day

    30 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Bloomberg Ethiopians planted 353 million trees in 12 hours, part of a 4 billion tree-planting campaign to fight deforestation and climate change, Minister for Innovation and Technology Getahun Mekuria s ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 11:02

  11. International Complacency Compounds Humanitarian Impact Of Drought In Horn Of Africa

    28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by TWD Staff OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The region, whi ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 03:32

  12. Ethiopia: Dams And Sugar Plantations Causing Hunger And Displacement Among Indigenous Peoples

    24 Jun 2019- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A new  report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2019 - 08:22

  13. Water Shortage Impacts Power Production In Ethiopia

    22 May 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia Following water shortage within the hydrometric dams, the government of Ethiopia is forced to cut electric power supply for five hours every day across the nation for the coming tw ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2019 - 05:22

  14. OOSKAnews Voices- "Water and Violence: Somalia"

    20 May 2019- 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscas ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2019 - 09:46

  15. Eleven Pastoralists Die In Violent Dispute Over Watering Point

    14 May 2019- 12:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard, Kenya Eleven people died in North Horr Constituency in Marsabit County following conflict over watering point between Kenyan and Ethiopian herders. Local officials in Forole area on Monday sai ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2019 - 14:20

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