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  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking their lives to repair damaged infrastructure,
  • 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
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Over 115 peoplle have been hospitalized in the city of Makiivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region showing symptoms of drinking tap water contaminated with Manganese. On September 29, Pavlo Lysyanskyi, a representative of Ukraine’s
  • 16 Mar 2018- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine As of April 3, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reports that its Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) continued to facilitate safe access for workers to and from the Donetsk Filtration Station; it also
  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DONETSK Interfax Ukraine Donetsk water filtration station has resumed work after the power supply was restored, the head of the Donetsk regional civil and military administration, Pavlo Zhebrivsky, has said. Chairman of Avdiyivka's civil and military
  • 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
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The
  • 20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMERFOPOL, Crimea Crimean officials have announced plans to use treated sewage to irrigate agricultural lands. "The problem with sewage in Feodosia will be solved by transferring the sewage from Cape St. Elijah to … the Kirov area, [where] two
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIVNE, Ukraine The local utility has blocked a pipeline that was discharging sewage from nearby luxury homes into Basov Kut Lake, in Ukraine's Rivne oblast. News agency UNN quoted Vladimir Lapok, deputy head of the Department of Housing and Communal
  • 30 Aug 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FEODOSIA, Crimea Local residents have complained about sewage contamination in the Crimean resort and port city of Feodosia. Local media quoted a resident, identified only as “Alexander,” as saying there was “black mud,” a mixture of sludge and
  • 19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Drinking water quality in Kerch, Feodosia and other areas in eastern Crimea has improved after Ukraine cut off water supply from the Dnieper River to the peninsula via the North Crimean Canal, Russian media reported this week, quoting
  • 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
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a nearby chemical plant will overflow,

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