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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...
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.
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.
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...
19 Sep 2016 MARRAKESH
The United Nations World Water Development Report what many already know: hundreds of thousands of people in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) – especially in Algeria, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen – have faced the worst water shortages in decades in 2016. This is the last thing the region needs, as it works toward economic growth and diversification.
23 May 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report.Results from the latest Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6): Regional Assessments, released ahead of the UN Environment Assembly being held in Nairobi, Kenya this week, showed that a number of common environmental threats, among them climate change, loss of biodiversity, land degradation, and water scarcity, are rapidly intensifying in many parts of the world...
24 Feb 2016 DOHA, Qatar
Some $2.5 billion USD is needed to support humanitarian relief work in war-torn Yemen, participants heard at a conference this week organized by Qatar Charity along with 13 regional and international organizations.The conference, themed “The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: Challenges and Prospects for Humanitarian Response,” aimed to formulate a joint action plan for relief work in six main areas: education, health, water and sanitation, livelihoods and economic empowerment, shelter, and food security...
19 Feb 2016 OAKLAND, CA
Violent conflicts over water have been flaring in places from Yemen to Peru, and an updated global list shows a sharp rise in the number of water-related clashes reported over the past three decades. The list now includes 11 new examples from 2015, ranging from the bombing of a water pipeline in Syria to deadly clashes in Somalia.
28 Jan 2016 GENEVA, Switzerland
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world.The largest portion of the appeal -- $1.16 billion USD -- will be allocated for Syria and the Syrian refugee crisis in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where key needs include safe water, immunizations, education and child protection, the agency said...
8 Jan 2016 OXFORD, United Kingdom
This year’s unusually strong El Niño will put unprecedented pressure on the global humanitarian system, relief organization Oxfam warned last week. The group said in a statement that according to its estimates, the weather phenomenon could leave tens of millions of people facing hunger, water shortages and disease if action is not taken now to prepare vulnerable people for its effects...