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  1. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

  2. Heavy Floods Worsening South Sudan Food Insecurity

    23 Nov 2020- 08:59 by Local Press Report JUBA AYN News The World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday warned that this year's heavy flooding has destroyed harvest in the most affected parts of South Sudan, worsening the already dire food security situat ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:32

  3. Millions Impacted By Floods And Landslides In East Africa Since June

    3 Nov 2020- 06:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed. The UN Office for the Coordinati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  4. Urgent Need For Aid To South Sudan

    7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-19 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:17

  5. Record Sahel Flooding Affects Hundreds Of Thousands

    16 Sep 2020- 07:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat Niamey, Niger Severe flooding in recent weeks has affected more than 750,000 people in Africa’s Sahel region. Nations and communities, already challenged by conflict, population displacement, water insecurity, c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  6. South Sudan: UN Intervention Addresses Increase In Water Demand

    21 Feb 2020- 07:48 by Local Press Report MUNDRI United Nations Mission in South Sudan To counteract a particular result of the increase in population and water demand, the United Nations Misssion in South Sudan is currently undertaking a quick impact proj ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:22

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. "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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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