Conflict

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  • 23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also effects of climate change that have diminished
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY NPR News The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the West Bank, a nearly complete multimillion-dollar sewage network in Jericho will have to
  • 18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump, will
  • 11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described the first daughter's name as &quot
  • 3 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Jerusalem, Israel A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon. Israel’s Hadashot TV news bulletin reported last week that progress
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 22 Nov 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19. Citing water as a prerequisite for human survival
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and technologies can be used to help Ethiopia
  • 19 Nov 2018- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Cholera in northeast Nigeria, is spreading rapidly with over 10,000 cases and about 200 deaths through November 7 according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The number of deaths is higher than might otherwise be expected in a
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:00 by Local Press Report Paris Arab News Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at “extreme risk” of the threats posed by climate change, according to a new analysis. Study focuses on Bangui in the Central African Republic, Liberia
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Duncan, Iceland expands upon the “Issue Brief” he
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to support more than 2 million people in the
  • 7 Oct 2018- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) Commission has allocated an additional $23 Million USD in emergency aid to Afghanistan. The country's humanitarian situation has worsened since the beginning of 2018, due in part to severe drought affecting

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