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  1. ADB, ICRC Leaders Discuss Collaboration Around Development, Peace, Clean Water Access

    20 Aug 2020- 08:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat MANILA, Philippines The heads of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have met to discuss areas of potential collaboration and share expertise and knowledge.   ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  2. The Cruel Confluences Of Climate Change And Conflict

    15 Jul 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new policy report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) explores how people deal with the combination of conflict and climate risks, and how they cope and adapt. The repo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:33

  3. Coronavirus Hygiene Precautions Next To Impossible In Syria Conflict Zone

    28 May 2020- 10:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria Continuing and sporadic water shortages are making hygiene precautions next to impossible in north-east Syria while millions face coronavirus risk amid continued fighting, destroyed infrastructur ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:01

  4. Syria Conflict: Efforts To Alleviate Water Crisis

    2 Dec 2019- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) are concerned about a possible humanitarian crisis in northern Syria arising from a lack of access t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 10:54

  5. Red Cross Chief Blames Climate Change, Water Stress For Niger, Mali Violence

    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 eff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 06:49

  6. Philippines: NGOs Highlight Need For Clean Water For Marawi Refugees And Returnees

    23 Mar 2018- 05:50 by Local Press Report MANILA International Committee of the Red Cross Five months after the end of the clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, humanitarian organizations working on the ground estimate that 81,000 evacuees and re ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2018 - 06:17

  7. Red Cross Buys Fuel to Pump Yemen Water in "Exceptional and Unsustainable" Move

    1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report SANA'A BBC News The International Committee of the Red Cross is buying 750,000 litres of diesel fuel to help provide clean water for a million people living in Yemen. Nine cities ran out of clean water this mon ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2017 - 08:39

  8. ICRC Urges Minsk Negotiators to Take Action on Water Supply in Luhansk

    22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhans ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2016 - 08:28

  9. Luhansk Separatist Government Signs Water Supply Agreement With Ukraine

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) has signed an agreement with the Ukrainian government for moderate water supply, according to LPR Emergency Ministry head Sergey Ivanushkin. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  10. ICRC to Pay Electricity Bill to Prevent Water Cut-Offs in Luhansk

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced last week that it will step in and pay electricity bills to prevent water cut-offs that could affect 600,000 people in eastern Ukrai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  11. Water Supply for 600,000 People Under Threat in Eastern Ukraine

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report LUHANSK Ukraine Today The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to pay electricity bills to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine. This exceptional mo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  12. Red Cross Calls for Secure Aid Delivery as Truce Effected in Syria

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report ALEPPO France 24 An internationally brokered ceasefire in Syria began at sunset on Monday as the Red Cross told FRANCE 24 that security guarantees were required “from all parties” to ensure aid can be delivered to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

  13. Syria Aid Groups Suspend Cooperation with UN over Assad Influence

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Seventy-three NGOs and aid groups have suspended co-operation with the United Nations (UN) in Syria citing concerns that the regime of Bashar al-Assad has gained “significant and substant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2016 - 12:29

  14. UN Calls for Humanitarian Pause in War-Torn Aleppo

    9 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The United Nations this week called for a pause in hostilities in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo to allow humanitarian access to repair damaged electricity and water networks and provide assis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:36

  15. Several Cities in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region Left Without Water Due to Pipeline Ruptures

    9 Aug 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Several cities in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk Province-- including Druzhkovka, Konstantinovka and Terezka-- have been left without water due to pipeline ruptures, regional water utility Voda Donb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:32

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