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  1. Libya's Man-made River Has Remained Out Of Politics, Says Chairman

    25 Sep 2020- 12:49 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald The Man-Made River Authority (MMRA) has managed to remain out of Libya’s politics since the 2011 February revolution and has in fact acted as a unifier rather than a polarizer, Abdulnaser Bubte ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:21

  2. Power, Water Restored In Tripoli After Intense Fighting

    18 May 2020- 08:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat TRIPOLI, Libya Authorities of Libya’s Man-Made River Project (MMR) have announced the 15 May return of electricity supply to all of its wells and fields in the Hassouna System, and Sahil Al-Jafara, resulting in ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:02

  3. Water Diplomacy Voices: COVID-19 Shows Why Protecting Water In Conflict is Vital

    12 May 2020- 07:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Access to water is critical for civilians in conflict zones. Yet all too often, water infrastructure is damaged or deliberately targeted. In an effort to strengthen the norms intended to prote ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 09:57

  4. Tripoli Water Shut-Off Condemned

    15 Apr 2020- 10:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat TRIPOLI, Libya Water is expected to return to Greater Tripoli and many parts of Libya's Western region within the next two days, Tripoli's Central Municipality announced 14 April. Water has been cut of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:47

  5. Conflict Impacts Western Libya Cities' Water Supply

    8 Apr 2020- 14:53 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Libya Observer The Man-made River Authority (MMRA) said Monday, that water supplies have been cut off to a number of cities in the western region after gunmen stormed the Shwerif site and forced workers ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2020 - 14:53

  6. Water Supply Recommences In Tripoli

    18 Aug 2019- 06:17 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald Libya’s Tripoli-based Water Authority announced today that electricity has been reconnected to the Man-Made River Project wells in the Hasawna region located about 450 km south of Tripoli. With ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:17

  7. Libya: Tripoli Water Supply Restored After Latest Attack On Man-made River Infrastructure

    23 May 2019- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Water supply to Tripoli, Lbya, was restored May 21 after having been cut-off May 19 after an attack by forces apparently loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), averti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2019 - 09:45

  8. Libya's Man Made River Attacked 106 Times Last Year

    13 May 2019- 11:41 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Libya Observer The Man-made River Administration (MMRA) revealed in its annual report for 2018, published last Wednesday that the project has been exposed to 106 attacks during the year 2018. The report ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:41

  9. Civil Chaos In Libya Hits Water Access

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report ZINTAN The Arab Weekly Zintan Mayor Mustafa al-Barouni said the city has suffered “injustice” and decades of marginalisation. “We find that some cities have basic services, telecommunications, roads, ports and job ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  10. Libya: Fungi Causes Mass Fish Death In Lake

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Africanews Toxic marine fungi have been killing off scores of freshwater fish in Libya’s Wadi Kaam lake, located east of Tripoli, due to high levels of pollution, record-low temperatures and over-population ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  11. Climate Change A Significant Factor In Migration; Severe Droughts Exacerbate Conflict

    30 Jan 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAXENBURG, Austria New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migration indicates that in specific c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 08:29

  12. Libya: Tobruk Desal Plant Lacks Chemicals, Limits Production

    12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report TOBRUK The Libya Observer An official at the desalination plant in Tobruk said that they had to reduce the amount of daily production of water to the half because of the lack of necessary chemical materials needed ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:11

  13. More Militant Attacks On Libya's Man-made River

    14 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion. The government's ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2018 - 09:54

  14. UNICEF "Concern" Over Man-made River Attacks

    18 Jul 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Twitter account @UNICEFLibya has tweeted concern about recent attacks on the infrastructure of Libya's Great Man-made River system. A July 15 tweet read: "UNICEF is concerned about ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2018 - 07:30

  15. Militants Target Libya's Great Man-made River System

    11 Jul 2018- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Suspected Daesh militants killed two workers and kidnapped two others at the Tazirbu water plant in south-eastern Libya July 7, the second attack targeting the country’s water facilities in two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2018 - 10:26

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