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  1. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  2. Lake Chad: Climate Change Fuels Social Instability

    19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2019 - 11:00

  3. Blue Peace Bulletin: "Water and Violence: Mali"

    28 Apr 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, INDIA Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:37

  4. Sahel States Adopt $400 Billion USD Climate Investment Plan

    2 Mar 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Eleven countiris of the Sahel region, Niger, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Sudan, Mali, Benin, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ivory Coast and Mauritania, have committed a budget of approximately $40 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2019 - 08:00

  5. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:46

  6. $5 Billion USD Needed To Support Lake Chad Basin Areas Afflicted By Boko Haram Insurgency

    12 Feb 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Suleiman Adamu, has said that non-payment of contributions by member-nations to the Commission has become a “recurring issue” that is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2019 - 08:07

  7. Red Cross Chief Blames Climate Change, Water Stress For Niger, Mali Violence

    23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also eff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 06:49

  8. Eight Niger Water Drillers Killed In Boko Haram Attack

    26 Nov 2018- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger Armed men, reportedly members of jihadist insurgent group Noko Haram, killed eight people November 21 in an attack on French drilling company Foraco's deep water well site in southeastern Ni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 08:49

  9. Nigeria Prez Calls For Lake Chad Recharge To Stem Emigration

    29 Oct 2018- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 10:17

  10. Niger Pays Compensation To Children Poisoned By Flouride

    23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report NIAMEY African News Network Niger is to pay out at least $3.5 million in compensation to hundreds of children of the central town of Tibiri who suffered deformities after drinking water with high fluoride content.  ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 08:16

  11. Cholera Hits Strife-torn Northeast Of Nigeria

    26 Sep 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Abuja, Nigeria A recent cholera outbreak in the northeast of Nigeria has killed nearly 100 people in recent weeks, and recorded cases in the states of Yobe and Borno has exceeded 3,000 as the region continues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 09:27

  12. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  13. 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 Agr ...

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

  14. 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 Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  15. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

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