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  1. UN – Syria Water Crisis Continues

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  2. Turkey Drought Brings Big Grain Losses

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL World Grain One of the driest seasons for agricultural production in recent years has Turkey facing a potential huge loss in grain production in November and December. Climate Food Security Scarcity Social ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  3. Mexico Gets Water Purifiers, Computers from Turkey

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) donated computers and water purifiers to native communities in Mexico in the latest international project by the state-run institution. The ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  4. Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Turkey’s South

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report MERSIN Hurriyet Daily News Hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed ashore in the Tarsus district of the southern Mersin province earlier this week, reportedly due to contamination from a malfunctioning wastewater ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  5. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  6. Turkey to Supply Electricity, Water to Jarablus, Syria by Next Week

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report ANKARA Hurriyet Daily News Turkey hopes to make electricity and water available to residents in Jarablus in northern Syria by the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday next week, according to officials. Access ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  7. Turkey to Spend $21B to Develop Eastern Regions

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report ANKARA Anadolou Agency Turkey will spend 62 billion Turkish liras (around $21 billion) in its eastern and southeastern region over the course of four years as part of its public investment package, according to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  8. 32,000 Hospitalized in Turkey Due to Contaminated Water

    30 Aug 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAHRAMANMARAŞ, Turkey Some 32,000 people in the Elbistan district of Turkey’s Kahramanmaraş province have been hospitalized with norovirus after drinking contaminated water. Officials said caisson wells within ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2016 - 10:28

  9. Turkey Supplies 19 Million Cubic Meters of Water to Northern Cyprus

    17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkey so far has provided 19 million cubic meters of freshwater to northern Cyprus through the $553 million USD Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project, according to officials at the Forestry and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 03:21

  10. Freshwater From Turkey Flows to Nicosia

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied ...

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

  11. Turkey to Build Desal Plant in Gaza

    14 Jul 2016- 09:14 by Local Press Report ANKARA International Middle East Media Center The Turkish Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs announced, Tuesday, that Turkey is to establish a seawater desalination plant to solve water crisis, estimating the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2016 - 09:14

  12. New Irrigation Canal to Supply Turkey’s Mardin Province

    12 Jul 2016- 09:38 by Local Press Report MARDIN Hurriyet Daily News The southeastern province of Mardin-- a historic Turkish city overlooking the Mesopotamian plains-- is soon to have access to water, as a 19-year-long project to irrigate the region nears ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2016 - 09:38

  13. Water From Turkey Begins Flowing to Famagusta

    28 Jun 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Nicosia Water pumped from Turkey to northern Cyprus has finally started to flow to Famagusta, Turkish Cypriot officials said this week. Local media quoted Turkish Cypriot Agriculture Minister Nazım ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2016 - 10:15

  14. Local Authorities in Northern Cyprus Still Debating Whether to Buy Water From Turkey

    27 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Eight of the 28 local councils in northern Cyprus are still wavering over whether to sign a subscription agreement to purchase water transferred from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2016 - 10:18

  15. EU Launches $225 Million Worth of Projects to Support Syrian Refugees, Host Communities

    23 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The EU Regional Trust Fund has launched $225.5 million USD worth of new projects to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. The funds include $186 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:18

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