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  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 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
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages. The peninsula used to get 85 percent of its freshwater via the North
  • 29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Twelve thousand residents of Stanichno, in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, were left without water, electricity or communications last week due to shelling by pro-Russian separatists, according to Yury Garbuz, head of the VGA,
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Drinking water supply to 400,000 people in eastern Ukraine is at risk, according to observers with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Alexander Hug, deputy head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission for
  • 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
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Russian and Ukrainian negotiators took up the issue of water supply in the Donbass region during this week’s meeting of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 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
  • 10 Jun 2016- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko this week allocated $120 million USD for restoration of infrastructure in the war-torn Donbass region. "We’ve done everything in our power to raise $120 million USD for the local budgets of the
  • 9 Jun 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eight thousand people in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine are without access to drinking water, according to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM). In its latest
  • 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
  • 11 May 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Destruction of infrastructure and industrial facilities in eastern Ukraine could have serious environmental consequences for the region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Intelligence Directorate warned this week. The directorate’s press

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