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  • 15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 water strategy that seeks to generate
  • 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
  • 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
  • 29 Apr 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report ALEXANDRIA Daily News Egypt Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy reported this week that a bomb explosion near a petrol line led to water pollution in the lake between Alexandria and Beheira. The explosion led to gas leaking into the pipe which feeds the
  • 14 Aug 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing on August 11th announced plans to build 212 new wastewater treatment plants in 670 rural villages in eight governorates.. “The new plants will be set up on the banks of the Nile River’s Rosetta tributary,
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian  officials last week announced plans to carry out $100 million USD worth of water projects in the coastal governorate of Matrouh. “Six water projects will be implemented to produce 41,000 cubic meters per day,” said Sherif Faris,
  • 7 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on May 3 announced plans to carry out $200 million USD worth of new irrigation projects throughout the country. “The ministry will work on implementing upgrades at 42 irrigation lifting
  • 7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARSA MATROUH, Egypt The Drinking Water and Sanitation Company in Matrouh governorate in northwestern Egypt this week announced plans to build a 24,000-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant at a total cost of $30 million USD. “The plant will be
  • 19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing announced on November 15 that it was looking to tender new potable water and wastewater projects on a public-private-partnership (PPP) basis. “There are a number of desalination projects that will be
  • 1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation will float several tenders in the coming days for $79.9 million USD worth of water infrastructure projects across the county. The projects will be financed using a $5 billion USD Gulf Cooperation
  • US-based water purification and wastewater treatment company Aquatech last week won a $25 million USD industrial wastewater treatment plant in the northern Egypt city of Alexandria.
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 21 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on June 18 announced $105 million USD in new funding for drinking water projects throughout the country, in order to prevent summertime shortages. The projects include a $28 million USD desalination plant in Matrouh
  • The Jordanian government and the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on June 7 signed a $93 million USD agreement to expand As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in Zarqa governorate in the Jordan Valley.

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