Terms searched: Water supply
30 Mar 2022 DAKAR
Up to $77 Million USD will be funded by Team Europe to strengthen supply of drinking water and improve network connections throughout Senegal.
16 Mar 2022 DHAKA, Bangladesh
Additional funding for water supply project will improve access and quality of inclusive water supply services and promote environmentally sustainable surface water supply in Dhaka. Capacity building, women and vulnerable groups included in financing support.
16 Mar 2022 ACCRA
Dutch Ambassador to Ghana urges effective collaboration among experts in food security, land and water management, and agriculture to ensure adequate food production and supply to Ghana and the West African Region.
7 Jul 2021 New York, United States
Agency Director Henrietta Fore highlights work done to supply 106 million with WASH services across 153 countries during pandemic response. Stresses importance of innovation in bid to meet SDGs and draws attention to continued gender inequalities associated with water.
4 Mar 2021 KULOB
Over 100,000 inhabitants of Tajikistan’s fourth-largest city, Kulob, will receive access to an improved water supply and water treatment services following major upgrades financially supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU). It is expected that upon implementation the city of Kulob will be able to reduce its water losses by up to 35 per cent.
7 Feb 2021 KYIV
The Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have agreed to cooperate to improve water supply systems in Ukraine. In Ukraine, only 30% of rural settlements are provided with centralized drinking water supply. Imported drinking water is still used in nine regions of Ukraine; therefore, the issue of repair and reconstruction of water supply networks requires an immediate solution...
3 Feb 2021 MAPUTO, Mozambique
Aid workers are scrambling to help an estimated 175,000 people affected by Cyclone Eloise which ripped through the south of Mozambique recently, causing major devastation in the city of Beira and the surrounding Buzi district. According to reports by aid agencies and local media, more than 8,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged in Sofala province, with many thousands housed in emergency accommodation centres...
25 Jan 2021 SANA'A
Yemeni Water and Environment Minister blamed international organizations choosing to establish headquarters in the Houthi-run capital, Sanaa, for causing chaos in humanitarian relief programs. The decision to be based in Sanaa has strained the grip international agencies have over the distribution of aid, especially in areas liberated from Houthis, Sharbaji said...
3 Jan 2021 TAL ABYAD
With support from Turkey, water supplies have reached 35 villages in northern Syria’s Tal Abyad district after being disrupted for more than a year due to the sabotage of water and electricity networks by the YPG/PKK terror group. Following Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring launched against the terror group and the liberation of the towns of Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ain, the YPG/PKK regularly destroyed electricity networks, which eventually disrupted the functioning of water networks in the surrounding towns and villages...
17 Dec 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
The World Health Organisaton (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) say in a new report that a lack of water and sanitation services at health care facilities has placed additional risk of infection and COVID-19 on approximately 1.8 billion health workers and patients.“Water supply, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities are fundamental to stopping COVID-19...
8 Dec 2020 PARIS
The government of Chad is set to receive a total of over $70 Million USD grant for the rehabilitation and extension of the drinking water network in N’Djamena, the capital city of the Central African country. The drinking water supply project includes the construction of a new pumping field with 3 boreholes in the north-west region of the city, the construction of two water towers, and the laying of 205 kilometers of pipes to bring water to households...
7 Dec 2020 AMMAN, Jordan
The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a $315 Million USD framework agreement to support water sector investments.The funds will finance construction, rehabilitation and improvement of various water supply projects throughout the country that are designed to improve resilience and adaptation to climate change...