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  1. Stakeholders, NGOs Call on Liberian Government to Deliver on WASH Promises

    15 Aug 2016- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia To mark the second anniversary of the World Health Organization’s declaration of Ebola as a global health emergency, a group of stakeholders and NGOs called on the Liberian government to meet ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2016 - 10:34

  2. One-Third of Hospitals in Developing Countries Lack Running Water

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BALTIMORE, MD, United States More than a third of hospitals in developing countries lack running water, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study, “ Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:10

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Bill Would Criminalize Water Theft in Liberia

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia A bill that would criminalize water theft in Liberia is in the final legislative stages, the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) said last week. LWSC Managing Director Charles Allen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

  6. Liberia Receives $25 Million USAID Grant for Municipal Water System

    28 Aug 2015- 08:43 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Front Page Africa Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh on behalf of the Liberian Government has signed a grant agreement for $25 million with the United States Agency for International ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2015 - 08:43

  7. Liberia Exempts Water Agency From Customs Duties

    4 Aug 2015- 10:35 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Front Page Africa President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued an executive order on Monday, extending and expanding an exemption from customs duties on certain products for the Liberia Water and Sewer ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2015 - 10:35

  8. Liberia Signs Agreement With Chinese Company for Water Treatment Plant Rehabilitation

    30 Jul 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report MONROVIA New Dawn The Managing Director for the Liberian Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), Charles Allen, said Tuesday’s US$10.6 million contract signed with the Chinese company, Chongqing International ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:31

  9. Liberian President Critical of Fragmented Efforts in WASH Sector

    24 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called for more collaboration and coordination among donors and partner organizations involved in the country's water, sanitation and hygiene ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2015 - 10:51

  10. EU to Fund Water Projects at 529 Liberian Schools

    7 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The European Union will fund water projects at 529 schools in nine counties in Liberia, according to Tiina Intelmann, head of the EU Delegation in Liberia. Intelmann, who had previously asked ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2015 - 10:03

  11. Liberia Launches WASH in Schools Program

    1 May 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf this week officially launched the country’s WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in Schools (WINS) program. The program aims to improve the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2015 - 10:17

  12. Liberia Launches $60 Million Appeal to Improve WASH in Schools

    11 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Liberian government has launched a $60 million USD appeal to fund water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities at schools throughout the country. Liberia’s schools have only just ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:00

  13. Coalition Launches New Treatment Plant in Liberia

    18 Feb 2015- 11:00 by Local Press Report MONROVIA McWane In an effort to help fight Ebola in West Africa, a coalition involving a variety of organizations, including the McWane Foundation, Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, WaterHealth International, and Global ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2015 - 11:00

  14. Liberian President Deems Lack of Access to Pipe-Borne Water Unacceptable

    29 Jan 2015- 10:42 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Liberia News Agency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says it is unacceptable that a large percentage of Liberia's population does not have access to clean pipe-borne water. She stressed that this needs ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2015 - 10:42

  15. Liberian Utility to Increase Supply to Monrovia in 2015

    20 Jan 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The Inquirer It has been disclosed that the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) is expected to increase water supply to Monrovia and parts adjacent in 2015. LWSC Deputy Managing Director for ...

    Local Press Report - 01/20/2015 - 10:51

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