Conflict

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  • 16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased military operations since 9 October, and almost
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:05 by Local Press Report KYIV Ukraine News Agency President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky states that Kyiv is not negotiating with the Russian Federation regarding the possibility of resuming fresh water supplies to Crimea annexed by Russia. When asked if Ukraine is ready to
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Third Pole The brutal murder of a student in Bangladesh’s top university highlights the incendiary debate on water diplomacy with India, as well as the silencing of criticism of the government. Abrar Fahad was a second-year student of the
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate action to confront the "climate crisis&quot
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Habitat What happens when conflicts and instability in other countries become protracted such that people are forced to stay in a refugee camp for a long period of time? How do basic services like housing and sanitation get provided in a manner
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:45 by Local Press Report BANGALE The Star Residents of Bangale division in Tana River want a conflict between Kamba and Somali communities resolved. Hostilities between the two communities have resulted in the loss of lives, property and livestock. The Kamba community in Kitui county
  • 3 Oct 2019- 05:04 by TWD Staff Kathmandu, Nepal Sundeep Waslekar, President of Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. Strategic Foresight Group is a think-tank based in India that advises governments and
  • 10 Oct 2019- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Geneva Water Hub and OOSKAnews hosted an international press conference at the Geneva Water Hub 4 October to launch the global media platform “The Water Diplomat”. Footage of the press conference can be found HERE. Issue 2 of
  • 28 Sep 2019- 01:29 by Local Press Report TALODI Middle East Eye Militia-backed gold mining companies that have operated unregulated in Sudan's conflict zones are facing a battle with local residents angered by the environmental damage caused by chemicals used to extract the gold. For three
  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in New York 22
  • 23 Sep 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as the primary cause of food insecurity, with
  • 23 Sep 2019- 07:15 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, has written an open letter to the world’s children. Fore emphasises that following the adoption of the Convention and
  • 23 Sep 2019- 06:46 by TWD Staff BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced an additional $38 Million USD in humanitarian relief for the Great Lakes region of Africa. The aid is earmarked for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and for continued support to Burundian refugees in the

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