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  • 7 Sep 2019- 10:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy Favorable rains in Syria’s agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have reportedly boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many Syrians. A report issued 5 Sptember by the
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has committed $8 Million USD to a Water Access and Development (WAAD) consortium working in Lebanon to support water and wastewater services across the country which
  • 21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Arab Weekly Ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for everyone in the Arab world was the focus of a meeting of Arab government officials and water, sanitation and health experts. Participants highlighted the importance of pursuing the Arab
  • 8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT An-Nahar As Lebanon comes to terms with sporadic power supplies and government corruption, another crisis is looming on the horizon- water shortages by 2035. According to a recent study conducted by Fransabank, Lebanon is facing a water deficit of up
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline. "After coalition air strikes, the
  • 19 Oct 2016- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian state media outlet Pravda this week attacked United States intentions to prohibit Syria from production of chlorine and other toxic chemicals (to restrict alleged production of chemical weapons). There are multiple, independent
  • 12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Access to potable water in Aleppo, Syria, remains limited this week despite service resumption of one water station and repairs to the water network, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report ALEPPO Relief Web More than 1.5 million people in Aleppo have been without running water for five days, as battles rage around key water infrastructure and power to pumping stations is cut, leaving civilians at risk of water-borne diseases. Residents on both
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on September 27th that some 250,000 people, including over 100,000 children, in eastern Aleppo have to drink unsafe or contaminated water. The report comes a week after airstrikes last
  • 23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Airstrikes in war-torn Aleppo on September 22nd destroyed the city’s main water pumping station and killed 20 people according to CNN and other media outlets, including the Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which is sympathetic to the rebel
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report ALEPPO France 24 An internationally brokered ceasefire in Syria began at sunset on Monday as the Red Cross told FRANCE 24 that security guarantees were required “from all parties” to ensure aid can be delivered to the country’s formerly inaccessible areas.
  • 9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Seventy-three NGOs and aid groups have suspended co-operation with the United Nations (UN) in Syria citing concerns that the regime of Bashar al-Assad has gained “significant and substantial” influence over humanitarian relief
  • 30 Aug 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The Syrian government, along with international organizations, has opened some 200 drinking water distribution points in western Aleppo, head of water distribution Abdul Aziz Bein said on August 29th. “Only 120 are currently being used,
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by Local Press Report ALEPPO Sputnik Despite the war in Syria, science has not stood still. Young ambitious individuals continue to work for the benefit of their country and adapt to war time conditions. A Syrian student at the University of Aleppo has designed a simple water
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men

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