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25 Jan 2021 DOHA
The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) announced Sunday that it recently launched a new project to dig wells and rehabilitate water projects in Yemen. About 120,000 people in five governorates – Taiz, Al-Dhalea, Saada, Hajjah, and Rayma – will benefit from the project, with a total cost of $1,097,870...
8 Oct 2020 AS-SALIF, Yemen
Security Council Demands Access To Decaying Oil Tanker Which Threatens Yemen Freshwater Resources, Ecosystems
This news article was updated 19 OctoberThe United Nations Security Council has called on Iran-backed Houthis to give experts immediate access to the stricken SFO Safer oil tanker in the Red Sea. The tanker has been stranded and unmaintained for five years north of Yemen's port city Hodeidah.The condition of the tanker, containing an estimated 1,148,000 barrels of light crude oil and anchored 4...
3 Sep 2020 RIYADH
The SAFER Exploration & Production Operations Company (SEPOC), which owns the derelict Safer oil tanker that is anchored off Hodeidah’s coastline, confirmed the need to discharge the oil on board the rundown vessel before an environmental catastrophe takes place. Safer holds around 1.1 million oil barrels on board.
13 Mar 2019 EDINBURGH, Scotland
Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers attacks on water infrastructure in different parts of the world.OOSKAnews will share these informative Bulletins with our readers, starting with these links to 2019’s first reports under the SFG program:YemenThe Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace has called for the protection of water resources and infrastructure from violent conflicts and terrorist acts...
10 Apr 2018 ADEN
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has handed over new equipment to the Water and Sanitation Foundation in the Yemeni governorate of Aden, including six control panels for sewage pumps. ERC has also paid the salaries for the employees of the Water and Sanitation Foundation for six months, worth around AED18,000,000.
26 Mar 2018 AMMAN Jordan
Three Years Of Yemen War: “Let Us Not Fool Ourselves. Cholera Is Going To Come Back”: United Nations
Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough”The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by another cholera outbreak within a few weeks.As the third anniversary of the outbreak of the country’s civil war approaches, Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Middle East and North Africa director, said (March 25) “Let us not fool ourselves...
27 Feb 2018 RIDAYH
Officials from Kuwait and Aden signed an agreement to transport water from Abyan to Aden to permanently address the water supply problem in the Yemeni port city. The agreement is aimed at fixing the 58 kilometer pipeline designed to transport 13,000 -15,000 cubic meters of water every day.
22 Jan 2018 KUWAIT CITY
Kuwait has announced the launch of a campaign aimed at rehabilitating the water sector in Yemen's capital Sana'a. The project is expected to benefit more than 50,000 people living in 8 residential areas.
1 Dec 2017 SANA'A
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 month because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition prevented imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation.
17 Nov 2017 GENEVA, Switzerland
Three cities in Yemen have stopped providing clean water in recent days, putting close to a million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases."The water and sewage systems in Hodeida, Sa'ada and Taiz stopped operating because of a lack of fuel", said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) head of delegation in Yemen, Alexandre Faite...
31 Aug 2017 PITTSBURGH PA
According to UNICEF, more than 180 million people are cut off from water in countries of conflict including Yemen, Syria and Nigeria. Generally, inhabitants of these countries are four times more likely to lack safe water than people in other countries. In such countries, UNICEF reports that water sources are either contaminated, in disrepair, or even deliberately destroyed as an act of war.
22 Aug 2017 KUALA LUMPUR
The Arab Spring broke out in 2011 with a wave of demonstrations and protests in Oman, Yemen, Egypt, Syria, and Morocco. This was hailed as the outbreak of democracy against authoritarian regimes, but what went unnoticed were the underlying causes of three interconnected factors – a growing youth unemployment bulge from rapid population growth, the inability of existing governance structures to deal with growing social stresses and the catalyst for social breakdown – climate change.