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  1. South Sudan: Humanitarian Crisis Exacerbated By Floods In Conflict-Troubled Nation

    22 Oct 2019- 07:50 by Local Press Report JUBA Sudan Tribune Unusually heavy seasonal flooding has affected large areas of South Sudan’s Greater Upper Nile region with estimated between 600,000-800,000 people affected, authorities said. According to OCHA, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:17

  2. UN Security Council Briefed On Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

    21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitaria ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2019 - 06:25

  3. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  4. Pravda: There Should be No Syria Chlorine Ban

    19 Oct 2016- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian state media outlet Pravda this week attacked United States intentions to prohibit Syria from production of chlorine and other toxic chemicals (to restrict alleged production of chemical ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2016 - 13:21

  5. South Korea Reports: North Korea Officials Arrested For Flood Negligence

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  6. Aleppo Suffering Continues

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Access to potable water in Aleppo, Syria, remains limited this week despite service resumption of one water station and repairs to the water network, according to the United Nations Office for th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  7. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  8. North Korea Calls for Help After Severe Floods

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The North Korean government’s Central News Agency (KCNA) has reported this week that the northeast of the country has experienced the country’s heaviest rainfall since 1945, with tens of tho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2016 - 10:56

  9. Saudi Arabia Hits Water Well in Northern Yemen, 30 Dead, UN Official Calls For Independent Inquiry into Rights Violations

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein expressed concern today, 13th September, over ongoing Saudi air strikes, calling for an independent international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

  10. Cyclone Chapala Destroys Infrastructure, Displaces Tens of Thousands in Yemen

    5 Nov 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Cyclone Chapala, the category 4 storm that hit Yemen this week, has killed at least five people, injured more than 30 and displaced over 40,000, according to local officials and the United Na ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2015 - 10:59

  11. US to Provide Another $62 Million for Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

    4 Aug 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar The United States will provide an additional $62 million USD for humanitarian assistance in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on August 3rd. Speaking during the Gulf Cooperation Council ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2015 - 10:48

  12. OCHA Highlights WASH Sector Successes in Haiti

    25 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) last week released an informal report that highlighted the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector’s response as one ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2014 - 10:15

  13. Sudan Floods Kill Dozens: UN

    15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Extensive flooding in Sudan this week has affected more than 150,000 people and killed dozens, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2013 - 10:03