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  1. Virus Risk In Arab Countries Exacerbated By Inadequate Water, Sanitation Systems

    21 Apr 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIRUT, Lebanon The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has warned that inadequate acccess to water for hand-washing and drinking exacerbates risk of coronavirus infection in many Arab cou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:56

  2. Shelling Around Aleppo Kills Dozens of Civilians Daily, Hits Vital Infrastructure

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Heavy and indiscriminate shelling around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo is killing “dozens of civilians” every day and repeatedly hitting vital infrastructure, including water systems, hos ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  3. Syria, FAO to Strengthen Cooperation on Water Projects

    22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Syrian government will cooperate to develop water projects in the country. Eriko Hibi, FAO resident representative in Syria, said that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:49

  4. Aid Convoys Deliver Emergency Supplies to Aleppo, Homs

    20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Aid convoys have reached the Syrian cities of Afrin, in Aleppo Governorate, and Al Waer, in Homs, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2016 - 10:07

  5. Most Syrians Live Below Poverty Line; 12.1 Million Lack Water, Sanitation

    2 May 2016- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon A majority of Syrians-- 83.4 percent of the population-- now live below the poverty line, and more than half of them are facing extreme poverty, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 11:05