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  1. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  2. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  3. Rural Somalia Communities Receive Climate Adaptation Funding

    26 Nov 2019- 14:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Global Environment Facility Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new $10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. M ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2019 - 14:45

  4. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  5. New Desal Plant For Kenya's Turkana County

    7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report LODWAR Construction Review Online The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructur ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:34

  6. Kenya: Saudi Company Will Build Mombasa Desal

    29 Oct 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Global Trending News Authorities in Kenya’s driest region are in talks with a Saudi investor to build a desalination plant, after hopes of finding drinking water from an aquifer were dashed. Tito Ochieng, t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2019 - 13:23

  7. Urgent Need For Sanitation Provision For Displaced Somalis

    25 Oct 2019- 08:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat Geneva, Switzerland The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has described an urgent need for sanitation provision and shelter for displaced people in Somalia which has been a conflict zone for almost ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:36

  8. 35-Year Drought Increases Displacement In Horn Of Africa

    14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 leve ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/10/2019 - 13:01

  9. 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... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  10. 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

  11. Sanitation Challenges In Post-conflict, Long-term Refugee Camps

    5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Habitat What happens when conflicts and instability in other countries become protracted such that people are forced to stay in a refugee camp for a long period of time? How do basic services like housing ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:48

  12. Resolution Sought To Drought-driven Tana River Conflicts

    5 Oct 2019- 07:45 by Local Press Report BANGALE The Star Residents of Bangale division in Tana River want a conflict between Kamba and Somali communities resolved. Hostilities between the two communities have resulted in the loss of lives, property and li ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:45

  13. Climate Shocks, Conflict and Economic Instability Cause Food Insecurity In East Africa

    9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  14. Kenya: Controversial Evictions As Country Seeks To Save "Water Tower"

    9 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Reuters Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has be ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:44

  15. Chinese Demand For Dead Donkeys Threatens Kenya Rural Water Distribution Systems

    7 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI China Dialogue Growing demand for donkey meat and skin in China is causing a sharp decline in the animals in Kenya. Animal rights campaigners warn that donkeys could soon disappear in the east African countr ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:35

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