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  • 3 May 2020- 11:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANA'A, Yemen Since mid-April, more than 100,000 people across conflict-torn Yemen, but particularly Aden, Abyan, Lahj and Sana’a City, have been affected by heavy rain and flash flooding that has contaminated water supplies, damaged roads, bridges
  • 28 Jun 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report SANA'A 7 Days A top Yemeni diplomat has described his country’s daily struggle with food, water and electricity shortages, as a result of fighting that has disrupted oil infrastructure and imports. Vice Consul General Rafat Hassan Mohammed spoke about
  • 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.
  • 7 May 2012- 11:21 by Local Press Report SANA'A Middle East Online Full Story- Yemen will ask donors for about $10 billion USD in urgent aid at a "Friends of Yemen" meeting to be held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, later this month, the country's planning minister said last week. 
  • 7 May 2012- 11:17 by Local Press Report SANA'A OilPrice.com Full Story- There is an internal struggle waging in Yemen to control its oil resources, the revenues from which can buy patronage for a new regime, but water is the other liquid gold informing the conflict, and as al-Qaeda steps in to
  • 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
  • 13 Sep 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Japan, SANA'A Saba (Yemen) Japan is providing funds to improve the water supply system at Wadi Al-Shagan in Jawf province as part of the "Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects." The project aims to supportsmall-scale
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report YEMEN, SANA'A Saba (Yemen) Japan is providing funds to improve the water supply system at Wadi Al-Shagan in Jawf province as part of the "Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects." The project aims to supportsmall-scale
  • 2 Aug 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report YEMEN, SANAA Saba (Yemen) The General Authority for Rural Water Supply Projects (GARWSP) and Oxfam GB on July 28 signed an agreement for the Sa 'ada Emergency Response Rural Water Supply System in al-Quful and alMizraq Areas. The project will cost $980
  • 8 Mar 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report YEMEN, SANA'A Saba (Yemen) Minister of State and Sana'a Mayor Abdul Rahman alAkwa signed an agreement with a consortium of Germany 's PWT Company and Al-Towaity National Company for a $30 million USD project to raise the efficiency of the
  • 14 Sep 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report SANAA Saba (Yemen) Yemen signed a deal with Gulf Gascities Ltd. Company on September 9 to conduct an economic study for the Yemen Gas City project. The study is to be completed by 2010. The agreement was singed by Minster of Oil and Minerals Amir al-Aydarus
  • 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

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