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  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A controversial Czech Republic lawmaker this week announced plans for “an international group of scientists (to be) created in the Czech Republic…to prevent the Crimean Peninsula from turning into a desert”, in defiance of
  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region. To avoid cut-offs affecting 600
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced last week that it will step in and pay electricity bills to prevent water cut-offs that could affect 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region. "We've taken
  • 3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine's State Service of Exports Control this week denied that it had recently blocked humanitarian supplies of liquid chlorine to the Luhansk region. Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for the Temporarily Occupied Territories
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Two million residents of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region could be left without safe water supply due to a lack of chlorine for water treatment. In a posting on his Facebook page this week, Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine As part of its emergency loan program for the restoration of eastern Ukraine for 2016-2017, the European Investment Bank is allocating $14 million USD this year for housing and communal services, road transport infrastructure, and
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Escalating violence in populated areas of eastern Ukraine  is threatening the lives of civilians and causing damage to civilian infrastructure that provides essential services, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine After a period of relative calm early last month, violence is again intensifying in eastern Ukraine, further damaging infrastructure in the region and hampering efforts to repair existing damage, according to the latest humanitarian
  • 23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government on May 20th announced over $28 million USD in additional humanitarian assistance for “hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people affected by Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s occupation
  • 20 May 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in war-torn eastern Ukraine remains “a big concern,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in its latest situation report on the region. “In order to prevent the existing
  • 18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with the support of the Japanese government, is working to restore and upgrade five water supply facilities in Eastern Ukraine, including the Kramatorsk, Kreminna and Semenivka pumping
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The European Union and the German government this week announced that they are providing a long-term concessional loan to municipal water utility Chernivtsivodokanal for a project to renovate the drinking water system in Chernivtsi,
  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) plans to raise more than $64 million USD this year to provide humanitarian aid to internally displaced persons and residents of breakaway areas in eastern Ukraine, according to Ukrainian
  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Damaged pipelines in eastern Ukraine threaten not only water supply, but also heat and electricity provision at a time when temperatures in the region are dropping, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today (November

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