Social Issues

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  • 16 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The United States Trading Company (USTC), bottler of Coca-Cola in Liberia, has started construction of a wastewater treatment plant at its compound in Paynesville, outside Monrovia. "The purpose of the plant is to treat wastewater
  • 23 Mar 2008- 21:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, MONROVIA, Liberia, ABU DHABI-Abu Dhabi needs to stop dragging its heels to speed up decision-making on a new power and water plant. The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) is urging the government to decide on the plant
  • 16 Mar 2008- 20:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — The Liberian government has announced it would request legislation to stop rivers in the capital from being sites for dumping of sewage and other waste. The government has warned residents against dumping human and other waste in the
  • 17 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — Residents along the Mesurado River, the main river running within the Liberian capital, are using the river as a dumping ground for waste, and the government is calling for a halt to the practice. "Our people need to understand
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states, MONROVIA, Liberia — For the first time since the country's civil war ended in 1989, the Liberia Hydrological Service has received modern water quality testing equipment. The equipment from the United Nations Children&
  • 23 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia, AMMAN, Jordan — Water from wells being used for commercial purposes in the capital were constructed near latrines and dump sites and could be contaminated, according to the Liberia Water and Sewage Corporation. Company chief Hun Bu
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by Local Press Report MONROVIA, Liberia UN Integrated Regional Information Networks — Some 68 percent of Liberians rely on untreated water sources, according to a recent report. The Comprehensive Food Security and Nutrition Survey, jointly carried out by the United Nations and
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report MONROVIA, Liberia The Inquirer (Liberia) —The Liberian government has promised that all villages in the country will have access to safe drinking water soon. Vice President Joseph Boakai said that since the Liberian civil war, access to sanitation and safe