Conflict

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  • 23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also effects of climate change that have diminished
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative total of cases is 6423, including 42
  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual “ State of Food Security and Nutrition in
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA Reuters A total of 275,000 people have been displaced by drought in western Afghanistan- 52,000 more than the number uprooted by conflict this year- with over two million threatened by the effects of water shortages, the United Nations said.
  • 31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report GENEVA UNICEF Press Centre UNICEF appealed today for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies in 51 countries in 2018. Conflict Development Aid Health
  • 4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report GENEVA World Health Organization The partial lifting of the blockade of Yemen’s Red Sea ports by the Saudi-led coalition in recent days is allowing humanitarian organizations to resume the provision of life-saving assistance to people in desperate need. Given
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA UN News Centre The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. UNICEF
  • 19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report Geneva Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) In just over a month, more than half a million Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh. Most of the newly arrived refugees have moved into makeshift settlements without adequate access to shelter, food, clean water,
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report GENEVA Medical Express The World Health Organisation warned Monday of a growing cholera risk in the makeshift refugee camps in Bangladesh where more than 435,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought shelter from unrest in Myanmar. A month after the exodus began,
  • 16 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report GENEVA World Health Organization WHO announces landmark, but epidemic may be slowing. Conflict Health Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Social Issues Transnational Issues Water Quality Geneva Europe Switzerland
  • 19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report GENEVA Science Daily A new analysis commissioned by the United Nations uses a comprehensive combination of social, economic, political and environmental factors to identify areas around the world most at-risk for "hydro-political" strife. This
  • 23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report Geneva The New Arab The World Health Organization (WHO) and some major partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly deadly outbreak. Such a shipment and would amount to about half of the
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Heavy rains in Yemen, a collapsed healthcare system and crippled economy have contributed to a resurgent cholera outbreak that has spread with “unprecedented” speed and taken medical professionals by surprise, the World Health
  • 9 May 2017- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest "opinion columns" written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community.  The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their

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