Disasters

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  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report GBARNGA Front Page Africa According to a recent report by the National Bureau of Concession (NBC) sent to the Liberian Senate shows that three million gallons of diverse toxic chemicals were released into the Kokoyah District, Bong County community by MNG
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Heritage The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lofa County Inspector, Stephen Gibson, has said the over 1,500 inhabitants of the Lisco Community in Voinjama District, Lofa County, are risking their health by drinking unsafe creek water. Inspector
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The New Republic Liberia The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Reporters & Editors Network of Liberia (WASH R&E) says it has launched an investigation into the 2012/2013 WASH Budget in the amount of $2.2 million USD. The investigation was
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, TX, AUSTIN A reassessment of climate vulnerability in West Africa warns that Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire are more vulnerable to climate effects such as flooding and sea level rise than previously thought. The working paper, disseminated in
  • 19 Jul 2010- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia T he Liberian government has adopted the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy. The policy was jointly formulated by the ministries of lands, mines and energy, health, internal affairs, planning and economic affairs and
  • 17 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The Liberian Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and Focal Consult International Limited of Accra, Ghana have signed a 10-month contract for a water reform study in Liberia. The contract was signed earlier this month in the Liberian
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The Liberian government has appealed for international aid to help provide safe drinking water in towns affected by a caterpillar infestation that has polluted a number of water sources. "Adequate safe drinking water is in short
  • 19 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The Liberian government's priority in 2009 is cleaning up major water bodies and waterfalls that have been used as waste disposal sites, the country's Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy told OOSKANews. "In fact, we are
  • 5 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia Liberia has announced that it is now regulating international and local nongovernmental organizations operating in the country's water sector, after recent study findings indicated a lack of coordination in the water service sector
  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The government of Turkey has donated a new modern sewage truck to the Liberia Water and Sewage Corporation to alleviate the problem of poor sewage in the capital, Monrovia. "The truck donated by the Government of Turkey cost $300
  • 23 Mar 2008- 21:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, MONROVIA, Liberia, ABU DHABI-Abu Dhabi needs to stop dragging its heels to speed up decision-making on a new power and water plant. The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) is urging the government to decide on the plant
  • 25 Nov 2007- 22:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — The Liberian government, with support from United Nations agencies dealing with water resources, has formulated the country's first postwar water resources management policy. The National Integrated Water Resources Management
  • 15 Oct 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has started a week-long training course in water quality testing and monitoring of water resources for 22 Liberian laboratory technicians. According to UNEP-Liberia program officer Hassan
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states, MONROVIA, Liberia — For the first time since the country's civil war ended in 1989, the Liberia Hydrological Service has received modern water quality testing equipment. The equipment from the United Nations Children&
  • 23 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia, AMMAN, Jordan — Water from wells being used for commercial purposes in the capital were constructed near latrines and dump sites and could be contaminated, according to the Liberia Water and Sewage Corporation. Company chief Hun Bu

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