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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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Local Disputes In Kenya Over Water Access

    18 Aug 2019- 06:13 by Local Press Report KUTUS Kenya News Agency A bitter dispute has arisen between 33 families who were resettled at Ndomba village in 2015 and Kutus East Water supply project over a shared intake. The dispute has seen two family members ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:13

  10. 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

  11. Environmentalist Fury Over Massive Tanzania Hydro Project

    28 Jul 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzania President John Magufuli laid the foundation stone for the Rufiji Hydropower Project (RHPP) at Stiegler’s Gorge July 26, reigniting protests by nature conservationists. RHPP is in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 07:18

  12. 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

  13. Distillers Oppose Residential Apartments In Athi River, Kenya

    22 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS Hivisasa London Distillers Kenya Ltd has written to the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) opposing the proposed construction of the third phase of residential apartments by Greatwall Housi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2019 - 08:06

  14. Five Myths Must Be Busted In Quest For Affordable Access To Clean Water

    17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in o ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/17/2019 - 05:40

  15. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

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