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  • 19 Apr 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Urbanization will drive demand for water and increase the competition between cities and agricultural use for water, according to a new study. An international team led by University of Oxford, UK has examined water reallocation
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The Water Ministry and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday signed an agreement and a memorandum of understanding to rehabilitate the infrastructure in refugee-hosting communities. The $25-million project aims at
  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Jordan have signed a $74 Million USD loan to finance the improvement of water supply systems in the Jordan valley, as well as a wastewater treatment network. EIB President
  • 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
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resources associated with an influx of hundreds
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has called repeated attacks on water systems in Yemen "deplorable". Geert Cappelaere, the agency's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa said in a July 24 statement that: “Continuous attacks on water
  • 8 May 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Ali Ghezawi, said Jordan bears great burdens due to the Syrian refugees crisis that raised the demand on water, especially in the north regions, and the Kingdom as a whole. He made his remarks in a
  • 26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough” The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by another cholera outbreak within a few weeks. As
  • 2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report AMMAN MENAFN With a population of nearly 10 million, Jordan's 2.1 billion cubic metre water resources only cover 12.7 per cent of each individual's need, hydrologist and former water minister Munther Haddadin said. According to the former minister,
  • 16 Nov 2017- 08:51 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Until a few months ago, Daesh seemed invincible. Suddenly, from May to October, it lost most of its territory in Iraq and Syria. Even though its network in Europe is active, it will lose steam in the next few months. Access Conflict
  • 8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report AMMAN Xinhuanet News On Thursday, Jordan inaugurated a mega Chinese-funded water project funded that seeks to reduce pressure on Jordan. The project, which costs around 1.8 million U.S. dollars, entails infrastructure work to enhance water supply in Al
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. “This crucial aid comes at a very
  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan There have been at least 10 deaths from hepatitis since June among the Syrian refugees trapped on the Jordanian border, international rights group Amnesty International said last week, citing humanitarian sources. Poor hygiene and
  • 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
  • 15 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Diseases including hepatitis, diarrhea and respiratory problems are reportedly spreading among the more than 75,000 Syrian refugees who have been trapped behind an embankment along the border with Jordan for more than a month. The