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  • 3 Nov 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine United Nations Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien will visit the city of Donetsk in war-torn eastern Ukraine today (November 3rd) to assess the humanitarian situation
  • 2 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIEVIERODONETSK, Ukraine An ammunition depot explosion in the town of Svatove, in eastern Ukraine’s breakaway Luhansk region, has killed two people, injured eight more, and interrupted central heating and water and gas supply services, the International
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Two Swiss Humanitarian Aid (HA) convoys entered eastern Ukraine this week carrying chemicals and equipment to produce chlorine to treat drinking water in both Ukrainian government-controlled and breakaways areas in the Donbass region.
  • 23 Oct 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KRAMATORSK, Ukraine Representatives of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) plan to restore 12 infrastructure facilities in eastern Ukraine as part of the Japanese government-funded Economic and Social Recovery of Donbass Region project. Seven
  • 22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Members of the Donetsk border guards in eastern Ukraine have accused an officer of facilitating theft of steel water pipes from the Pavlopil reservoir area, according to western Ukrainian news outlet ZIK. One border guard secretly
  • 21 Oct 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine made progress this week in talks on rebuilding infrastructure in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region, according to Martin Sajdik, who represents the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • 20 Oct 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Authorities in the self-proclaimed Donetsk National Republic have agreed to pay Ukraine for drinking water supplied via the Seversky Donets canal once local banks start operating again. The issue of water supply was discussed during the
  • 19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The United States will provide an additional $15 million USD in humanitarian assistance for those affected by the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, the US Embassy in Ukraine said in a statement last week. "This new funding
  • 15 Oct 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian authorities have set aside over $457 million USD that could be used to rehabilitate infrastructure in the eastern Donbass region, provided peace and "Ukraine's sovereignty" there are restored, President Petro
  • 8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian government has allocated $118 million USD to aid in post-conflict recovery in the parts of eastern Ukraine that are under its control, an official announced this week. Maksim Efimov, first deputy chairman of the parliamentary
  • 29 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine US-based solutions provider RWL Water will help finance a project to provide water purification systems in eastern Ukraine, the company’s chief operating officer, Philippe Laval, announced this week. RWL will directly participate in
  • 23 Sep 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Members of the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine-- made up of representatives from Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)-- agreed during a meeting in Minsk this week to send water supply
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine has repeatedly damaged water networks in the region, leaving tens of thousands of civilians without access to piped water, according to a report
  • 21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Recent rounds of shelling have cut off power supply to five filtration stations supplying water to breakaway regions in Ukraine’s Donetsk province. "As of now, shelling has cut off the power supply to five filtration stations
  • 31 Jul 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian separatist fighters have positioned tanks near the site of a radioactive materials dump for a chemical plant i Eastern Ukraine, Luhansk-based news outlet Informator reported on July 31st. If Ukrainian government forces fire

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