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  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY NPR News The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the West Bank, a nearly complete multimillion-dollar sewage network in Jericho will have to
  • 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
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report Khan Al-Ahmar Middle East Monitor Khan Al-Ahmar was today once again flooded with waste water by illegal Israeli settlers, as Israeli army bulldozers stormed the village. Sources from the village said “the wastewater from the [illegal Kfar Adumim] settlement
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY The Daily Beast With Gaza’s water system on the verge of “collapse” a humanitarian catastrophe looms, including potential epidemics. The consequences will reach far beyond Gaza’s borders. Access Climate Conflict Disasters Ecosystems Health Policy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 24 Aug 2016- 11:14 by Local Press Report HEBRON Reuters At the peak of a searing summer, Palestinians living in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank are suffering from severe water shortages, prompting a war of words between Palestinian and Israeli officials over who is responsible. The
  • 12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Al Monitor The electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip is no longer just the problem of the 1.8 million Palestinians who live there or of the Hamas regime. The chronic power deficit is creating environmental repercussions that threaten Israel’s water
  • 9 May 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Fifty-five million people in the Middle East and North Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance due to widespread violence, conflict and extremism in the region, eight United Nations humanitarian coordinators warned in a statement
  • 29 Mar 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Xinhua Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Thursday that Israel controls 85 percent of Palestinian water resources and accused Israel of violating all international treating by besieging and controlling Palestinian water resources. Access
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:40 by Local Press Report HEBRON Palestinian News Agency Israeli authorities on Monday issued notices to demolish three water wells, two prefab homes and five other residential units in different southern Hebron areas. Conflict Scarcity Transnational Issues Hebron Palestinian
  • 4 Sep 2015- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Gaza Strip could become "unliveable" in less than five years if current socio-economic conditions there persist, according to a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The latest Report
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Thirty-three countries could face extremely high water stress in 2040, according to a new analysis by the World Resources Institute (WRI). In its Aqueduct Projected Water Stress Country Rankings, WRI used a variety of
  • 26 Aug 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Petra News Agency Some 120,000 Palestinians in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip are left without water supply due to heavy damage to the blockaded enclave's public utilities and infrastructure inflicted by Israel's 50-day war, according