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  1. Somalia Well: 32 Deaths Reported

    31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report BAIDOA Garowe Online Over 32 people died and dozens have been taken to the hospital after drinking poisonous water from a well in a rural village near Baidoa town on Monday. Officials say they are probing into the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2017 - 13:01

  2. Africa Blows $35 billion on Food Imports: AfDB

    16 Sep 2016- 11:20 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU The Chronicle Africa is spending $35 billion annually on food imports due to the absence of vibrant food processing firms, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said.  The regional bank has since called ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2016 - 11:20

  3. Cholera, Chikungunya Outbreaks in Mandera County Under Control: MSF

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANDERA, Kenya The simultaneous outbreaks of cholera and chikungunya in the Kenyan town of Mandera are finally under control, international humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said this week. MSF ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  4. Cholera Under Control in Kenya’s Mandera County: MSF

    16 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANDERA, Kenya The cholera outbreak in Kenya’s Mandera County has now been contained, according to international humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International. MSF team leader Ahmed Garat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2016 - 10:08

  5. 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

  6. Somaliland Appeals to International Community for Drought Assistance

    4 Apr 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report HARGEISA Somaliland Press Currently there is a severe drought plaguing Somililand due to the effects of El Nino and two years of below average rainfall. The Ministry of Water Resources predicts that the expected ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2016 - 08:46

  7. 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

  8. UN Asks for $94 Million for Yemeni Refugees

    10 Dec 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, UNited States The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week issued a joint appeal for $94 million USD in funding over the next year to assist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2015 - 10:44

  9. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  10. Donor Conference Seeks Support for Returning Somali Refugees

    22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Delegates from more than 40 countries and organizations gathered in Brussels on October 21st for a pledging conference aimed at mobilizing international support for the voluntary return and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/22/2015 - 10:01

  11. Global Warming Will Leave Horn of Africa Even Drier: Study

    12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON, AZ, United States As the planet warms, the Horn of Africa region will likely become more arid, aggravating tensions in an already unstable region, according to new research from the University of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 10:09

  12. EC Announces $13 Million in Aid for Yemen

    6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2015 - 10:42

  13. Somalia, Kenya Agree to Settle Water Dispute Without Resorting to UN Court

    1 Jul 2015- 10:45 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Somalia Current Kenya and Somalia this week agreed to settle their long running border water dispute out of UN court, according to Kenya Foreign Minister, Amina Mohamed. Addressing to Kenyan parliament, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 11:06

  14. UAE Funding Large Water Infrastructure Project in Somalia

    25 Feb 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report HARGEISA The National The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched a project for the extraction of water and construction of the longest pipeline to provide water to the population in the Hargeisa region ...

    Local Press Report - 02/25/2015 - 09:23

  15. Kenya Launches New Irrigation Project on Tana, Dawa Rivers

    3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya plans to divert some of the water from its longest river, the Tana, and from the perennial Dawa River, to irrigate areas in the arid and semi-arid north of the country under a $21 million ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2015 - 10:17

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