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  1. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  2. Worst South Sudan Flooding In Human Memory

    10 Dec 2019- 11:50 by Local Press Report JUBA Doctors Without Borders In South Sudan, massive flooding has affected nearly a million people, leaving many stranded in their villages and cut off from essential health services. Here, Doctors Without Borders/ ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:46

  3. PowerChina Exec Urges South Sudan To Invest In Hydropower

    7 Dec 2019- 12:15 by Local Press Report JUBA Xinhua A Chinese energy expert on Wednesday urged South Sudan to prioritize long-term investment in hydropower dams in order to expand its nascent power sector to drive its development. Wang Cun, executive dire ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2019 - 12:15

  4. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  5. South Sudan: Humanitarian Crisis Exacerbated By Floods In Conflict-Troubled Nation

    22 Oct 2019- 07:50 by Local Press Report JUBA Sudan Tribune Unusually heavy seasonal flooding has affected large areas of South Sudan’s Greater Upper Nile region with estimated between 600,000-800,000 people affected, authorities said. According to OCHA, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:17

  6. UK Government Support For South Sudan, Zimbabwe

    21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in supp ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/21/2019 - 10:46

  7. "Early Action" Required As Drought, Conflict Threaten Hunger For 8.7 Million In Somalia and South Sudan

    2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:34

  8. AfDB Commits $24.7 Million USD For South Sudan WASH Development

    8 Jul 2019- 07:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed new $24.7 Million USD investment to the South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project. The funding will suppor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 09:09

  9. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  10. South Sudan Water Conflict Containment Efforts Continue

    11 Feb 2019- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AWEIL, South Sudan The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) hosted a rally in Aweil State last week to reinforce efforts to contain tension over water resources between pastoralists and farmers. Annu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 06:55

  11. UNICEF Seeks $180 Million USD For South Sudan Humanitarian Relief

    1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report JUBA Voice of America The United Nations children's agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan. A top UNICEF official in South Sud ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2019 - 08:08

  12. South Sudan Reaches Milestone in Eradication of Guinea Worm

    22 Mar 2018- 05:47 by Local Press Report JUBA CNN News Amid war and devastation in South Sudan came glimmers of hope Wednesday as the world's newest nation announced a milestone step toward eradicating a debilitating disease. Climate Health Sanitatio ...

    Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:47

  13. South Sudan Herders, Farmers Discuss Water Conflict

    8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report TALI Africa News Cattle often destroy crops and farmers kill cattle threatening their harvests whenever herders move their animals in search for water and pasture. The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has brought ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2018 - 07:59

  14. Guinea Worm Disease Closer to Eradication

    22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA GA, United States Continued progress in the global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm has been welcomed by Non-Governmental Agencies and other campaign partners. In 2017, there were only 20 villages wit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2018 - 09:29

  15. US Announces “Global Water Strategy”. Does Your Country Get a Mention? What, no Pakistan? No Yemen?

    16 Nov 2017- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Info Washington, DC The aid agency of the USA has released a strategy document regarding the country’s vision of a “more water-secure world…where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/16/2017 - 14:23

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