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  • 16 Jul 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The French government is providing a $265 million USD soft loan to finance three water and energy projects in Jordan, French Ambassador to Jordan Caroline Dumas announced this week.  The financing includes $167 million USD for a 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
  • Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled from carnage and violence at home to neighbouring Jordan are draining the desert kingdom's meager water resources, officials and experts say.
  • 8 Aug 2011- 16:13 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The Jordan Environment Fund (JEF) was launched at the end of July and will begin receiving applications for new eco-projects. The JEF aims to support socio-economic projects to improve the environment, rehabilitate degraded ecosystems and
  • 13 Dec 2010- 14:27 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times The first Arab Water Week, organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, opened in Amman last week. The five-day event will include 400 water experts
  • 5 Apr 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times 'Water experts called for greater coordination and sharing of information among Arab countries to address water scarcity and climate change. "By the year 2050, North Africa and some parts of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran,
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times The Ministry of Water and Irrigation last week issued a report detailing the measures it is taking to protect the kingdom's water sources. According to the report, several joint water committees coordinate and work with
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Nearly 100,000 northern Iraqis have left their homes since 2005 due to severe water shortages and the breakdown of the ancient underground aqueduct system, according to a recent United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
  • 1 Jun 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra (Jordan) Jordan will not face a water crisis this summer, according to Jordan Valley Authority Secretary General Moussa Jamaini. Jamaini said the country's dams currently hold sufficient water to meet demand during the coming months. The
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan, Iraq, BASRAH — The Basrah Governorate Council has announced over $47 million USD worth of water and sewerage projects for 2007. Council member in charge of the sewerage and water system Hamid al Dhalimee said some of the smaller projects-