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  • 2 Feb 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report JUBA Radio Tamazuj Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi said his country is seeking to construct a new dam in Bahr el Jebel in Central Equatoria state, saying his government will send a delegation to Juba in the second half of
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Egypt has announced plans to carry out a number of water projects in South Sudan, including the multi-purpose Wau Dam.
  • 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 Nov 2011- 12:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North Sinai governorate has inaugurated Al Monbatah desalination plant, located in the city of Al Hasna. The $1.2 million USD plant, which has a capacity of 200 cubic meters per second, is one of three to be built in the governorate
  • 10 Oct 2011- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Nile water reached the governorate of South Sinai, in northeastern Egypt, for the first time in its history. The governorate early this month completed the drinking water pipeline supplying water from the river to the city of Saint
  • 12 Sep 2011- 14:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of South Sinai will build a desalination station in the city of Aburdis, at a cost of $8.5 million USD, according to governorate officials. “The building of the station came after the residents of the city called upon the
  • 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
  • 25 Jul 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said it allocated $27 million USD for water projects in the newly created Southern Sudan state. According to ministry officials, studies are being conducted to build a dam in the city
  • 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,

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