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  • 21 Aug 2019- 14:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India In an India Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a need for definitive progress in addressing challenges of eliminating poverty and corruption, managing population growth and providing drinking water to all. Modi
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported by  OOSKAnews  in May this year, failure
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has reported that eight water facilities in Al-Ma’ra district, southern Idlib, (northwest Syria) have come under attack in the past two months alone, three of which are UNICEF-supported. The facilities provide drinking water for nearly 250
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least
  • 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,
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:16 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Times of Israel Just as Israel’s relations with the Palestinian Authority seem to be sinking lower and US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” is deepening the rift, it looks like the greatest sewage hazard between the Mediterranean
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more than $475 Million USD. The region is extremely
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and effect of climate change, hitting headlines
  • 23 May 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIFT VALLEY The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service has started a 100-day restoration of Lake Nakuru National Park. The park faces problems including pollution, human-wildlife conflict, farming, dumping of solid waste and untreated sewage. The park is also
  • 23 May 2019- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Water supply to Tripoli, Lbya, was restored May 21 after having been cut-off May 19 after an attack by forces apparently loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), averting a potential humanitarian crisis for 2.5
  • 11 May 2019- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt At least 52 million people in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) suffer from chronic undernourishment amid a spread in conflicts and protracted crises since 2011, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • 10 May 2019- 06:46 by Local Press Report GENEVA Reuters A month-old battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli risks causing an “exponential” rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Both sides are using
  • 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

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