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  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 May 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan's Minister of Water and Irrigation, the German ambassador to Jordan and UNICEF May 3 launched the operation of a water supply and waste water network which will connect all households in the Zaatari refugee camp, a UNICEF
  • 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
  • 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
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The World Food Program (WFP), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on August 4th announced the successful completion of an

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