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  1. ChildFund Water and Sanitation Project Lapses

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Point ChildFund in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on Saturday held the closing ceremony of a D14 million water and sanitation project at ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  2. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  3. Sharing Sanitation Facility Between Households Increases Risk of Diarrhea in Children Under 5: Study

    5 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IOWA CITY, IA, United States Sharing a sanitation facility between households can increase the risk of moderate-to-severe diarrhea in children under 5, according to new results from the Global Enteric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:53

  4. ENACTS Initiative Aims to Improve Climate Data in Africa

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Reliable climate data will be key to building resilience against climate change’s effects in Africa, but the current primary sources of such data-- ground-based weather stations-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  5. 60 Million People in Sub-Saharan Africa Face Food Insecurity Due to El Niño: IFRC

    6 Oct 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some 60 million people throughout sub-Saharan Africa do not have enough food this year, and the situation is likely to get worse due to the effects of El Niño, the International Federation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 10:04

  6. Gambian Company to Raise Water, Sewerage Charges Next Month

    30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Point The National Water and Electricity Company LTD (NAWEC) has disclosed that with effect from 1 February 2015 all its tariffs on water and electricity consumption and sewerage will be increased. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2015 - 10:30

  7. Gambian Ministry to Water Filters for Schools

    14 Nov 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Daily Observer The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) Wednesday received Aqua filters (water purification machines) from Africa Relief Response and Development Organization for onward ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2014 - 10:13

  8. Gambia Commissions $5 Million Supply Project

    23 Oct 2014- 10:36 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Point The Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy yesterday officially inaugurated the Gunjur Water Supply Project worth over $5 million on behalf of President Yahya Jammeh. Witnessed by cabinet ministers, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2014 - 10:36

  9. Gambia Launches WASH Journalists Network

    15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report BANJUL Daily Observer The minister of Environment, Climate Change, Parks and Wildlife and Water Resources, Pa Ousman Jarjue has launched another network, dubbed 'Network of Journalists on Water, Sanitation and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2014 - 10:25

  10. Gambian Minister Reaffirms Government's Commitment to Water, Sanitation Access

    8 May 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Daily Observer The Fisheries and Water Resources minister, Mass Axi Gye, has reaffirmed that the Gambia government has been relentless in its commitment to providing the vital social amenities of water ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2014 - 10:03

  11. Study Finds Large Variation in Access to Water, Sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    11 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Access to improved drinking water and sanitation varies widely throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2014 - 10:00

  12. Gambian Minister Says No Development Without Water, Electricity

    9 Apr 2014- 10:29 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Daily Observer The Energy minister, Teneng Mba-Jaiteh, has underscored that there cannot be any development in the absence of electricity and water supply, while reaffirming government's commitment ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2014 - 10:29

  13. WASH Forum Wraps Up in Gambia

    20 Nov 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Daily Observer The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through its Directorate of Health Promotion and Sanitation in partnership with the Department of Water Resources recently concluded a four-day ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2013 - 09:45

  14. Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Not Enough to Protect Vulnerable Communities: UN University

    8 Nov 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Climate change is already affecting vulnerable communities, causing loss and damage to their most fundamental needs, livelihoods and food security, according to a report released this week by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2013 - 10:19

  15. Multi-Million German Supply Project in Gambia Completed

    24 Sep 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report BANJUL The Point A multi-million water and sanitation grant project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in Germany in partnership with ChildFund Germany, last Saturday wrapped up ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2013 - 09:58

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