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  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report KAFR AL-SHEIKH CITY Egypt Independent The skinned carcases of 118 donkeys were found in the Gaafariya water channel, sparking health concerns among local residents. Hesham Fatehy, Kafr al-Sheik's deputy mayor for cleanliness affairs supervised
  • 3 Mar 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent The collapse of cisterns near the Nubian village of Ballana in Aswan has caused sewage water to flood farmlands and cemeteries. Authorities cut off water from pipes close to the cisterns until the problem can be fixed. Food Security
  • 10 Jul 2015- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Lack of safe drinking water during the summer months is putting millions of Syrian children at risk for water-borne diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned this week. Intensifying conflict throughout the country has
  • 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
  • 30 Apr 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Health Minister Adel al Adawi said on April 29th that the poisoning of hundreds of people in the country’s Sharqiyah governorate was caused by bacterial contamination in multi-gallon water storage containers. Adawi said the results
  • 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
  • 17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week called for the largest ever amount of funding for a single crisis, when it appealed to the international community to provide a record $6.5 billion USD to help the 16 million victims of the
  • 10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations is working to secure the fuel needed to operate vital facilities like wastewater treatment plants and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, according to Robert Turner, director of operations in Gaza for the UN Relief and Works Agency for
  • 4 Nov 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report CAIRO State Information Service of Egypt Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Moteleb attended the signing ceremony of an agreement to dig 30 water wells in Tanzania. The agreement, which will be financed through an Egyptian grant, will be
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Extensive flooding in Sudan this week has affected more than 150,000 people and killed dozens, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More than half of those affected are in areas