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  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019. The "WASH Cluster", a collaboration of United
  • 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
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Nov 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O’Brien this week called for unimpeded access for aid workers to assist vulnerable communities in eastern Ukraine. “I came to Ukraine to see for myself the consequences of the
  • 4 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France In a report released this week, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner warned of the worsening humanitarian situation in war-torn eastern Ukraine, where 5 million people are currently in need of assistance and access to
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine As many as 1.3 million people are facing a serious water crisis in Eastern Ukraine, where ongoing violence has damaged or destroyed water lines and other infrastructure, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned this week. “Water
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has provided half a million dollars to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve the water, sanitation and hygiene situation for residents of war-torn Eastern Ukraine. A joint initiative of the European
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper and Desna rivers-- the main water sources for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv-- are moderately to extremely polluted, threatening the city's water supply, according to local environmentalists and officials. The city receives

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