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  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNOHCHR), in a special report
  • 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
  • 16 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel A recent study by the RAND Corporation reports that water pollution accounts for more than a quarter of illnesses in the Gaza Strip and that more than 12 percent of child deaths up until four years ago was linked to gastrointestinal
  • 21 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info GAZA, Palestinian Territory The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel to prevent essential services in the
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 31 May 2018- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A Minister of the government of Israel has called on the country to abrogate responsibility for supply of water and electricity to the Gaza Strip in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian enclave. Media reported May 30
  • 8 May 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli media outlet Haaretz is posing potentially awkward questions in the last 2 weeks about the relationship between “Watergen”, a start-up water technology company, and the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Watergen, a
  • 14 Mar 2018- 08:02 by Local Press Report Tel Aviv, Israel Times of Israel Before it was derailed by an assassination attempt, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah’s visit to Gaza on Tuesday — his first in five months — was meant to focus on sewage, highlighting the territory’s dire
  • 22 Mar 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report ASHKELON Ynetnews Israel has been ignoring Palestinian requests to help them build a new water treatment plant in the Gaza Strip. As a result, one of Israeli's most important water desalinization plants in Ashkelon was recently taken off line due to
  • 13 Jul 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Middle East Monitor A water desalination plant funded by a Turkish aid organisation was inaugurated on Saturday near the Gaza Strip's Al-Shati refugee camp. The project will allow the purification of seawater with a view to providing some 5
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:10 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Xinhua Israel announced Wednesday it will double the drinking water quota to the Gaza Strip, amid spiraling water crisis in the Palestinian enclave. The annual water quantity will be increased from five million cubes to 10 million cubes, Israel&#039
  • 13 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAMALLAH, West Bank The United Nations this week called on international donors to provide an additional $705 million USD for the more than one million Palestinians who continue to live in poor conditions without housing, adequate water and sanitation
  • 13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JERUSALEM International rights watchdog Human Rights Watch today called on the United Nations and donor countries participating in a conference on providing assistance to the Palestinians to pressure Israel to stop “unjustified restrictions” on people
  • 5 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Emirates 24/7 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has instructed the UAE Suqia Water Aid Foundation to give top priority to the provision of potable water to Gazans who