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  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 8 May 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Ali Ghezawi, said Jordan bears great burdens due to the Syrian refugees crisis that raised the demand on water, especially in the north regions, and the Kingdom as a whole. He made his remarks in a
  • 26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough” The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by another cholera outbreak within a few weeks. As
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. “This crucial aid comes at a very
  • 3 Dec 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Under the patronage of Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, on Wednesday, launched a $305-million strategic program to provide the Kingdom's north governorates with 50 million cubic meters of water
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan A $3.47 billion USD funding gap threatens efforts to provide humanitarian and development assistance to 3.9 million Syrian refugees and more than 20 million people in host communities in neighboring countries, the UN refugee agency warned
  • 5 May 2015- 09:21 by Local Press Report AMMAN Al Bawaba Random pumping of underground water has exceeded the safe yield, particularly after 2011 when the Syria crisis started, according a new study on aquifers in Jordan. The studies, carried out by the Water Ministry in cooperation with
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the bush and swamps of Unity State, far north of
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Water Authority of Jordan on September 18th signed an agreement with international relief organization Oxfam to provide equipment to Al Balqa Water Directorate, in the northwest of the country, according to Jordan's Petra news
  • 11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation this week announced a new plan to combat the kingdom’s growing water shortages, which have been made worse by the influx more than a million Syrian refugees. The plan includes investing some
  • 7 Jul 2014- 10:23 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times A pipeline will be established to convey water from King Abdullah Canal to Irbid Governorate to address the surging demand for water due to the ongoing Syrian refugee influx in the northern region, government officials said Sunday. The
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Tens of thousands of people who fled violence the Southern Sudanese city of Bentiu last week are now at risk of water-borne diseases in overcrowded refugee camps, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). "Those
  • 13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTLAND, OR, United States A new report release this week by international development organization MercyCorps revealed that Jordan, one of the world’s driest countries, is “dumping much of its water into the sand” due to high leakage levels, and that
  • 9 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government this week called on the international community to provide it with $750 million USD to boost  national water supply over the next three years. The kingdom needs to increase supply soon as a result of the nearly 1
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators