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  • The UK government will extend $106 million USD to Yemen over the next two years for life-saving assistance to one million people.
  • The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will increase its assistance to Yemen to a total of $118 million USD to deal with the deteriorating water and sanitation situation in the country.
  • 20 Jul 2011- 22:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS The Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, has received $2 million USD from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to manage the Hombre and Gucerique river basins.  The funds will be used for recovery and reforestation work along
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA’A The prices of water, food and cooking gas skyrocketed in Yemen’s capital city at the end of last week as the ongoing political unrest and violent protests came to a head with President Ali Abdullah Saleh leaving the country on a stretcher.
  • 31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA’A The Yemeni government, with help from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is working to create a national strategy for combating water and sanitation problems. In a strategy development meeting on January 24, Minister for Water
  • 17 Aug 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA'A There is an urgent need to reduce the number of people living in the Yemeni capital in light of the serious water crisis facing the city and the fact that water supplies are not expected to increase significantly in the next few years
  • 8 Oct 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen (OOSKAnews) — Yemeni President AN Abdullah Saleh has announced his country, one of the poorest in the world, plans to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. Yemen is looking to harness nuclear power to generate electricity and
  • 30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASMARA, Eritrea — As is true in countries throughout Africa, rapid urbanization is drinking up Ethiopia's water supply and often contaminating its sources. In the last six or seven years, the government and local communities have stepped up soil
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA'A — While Yemeni tribes battle their way to water resources, international calls encouraging the government to regulate the sector are intensifying as a preventive measure to stop a water war. In densely populated cities like Taiz,