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  1. Water Issues Should Be "Separated" From Middle East Transboundary Political Conflict

    7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2019 - 07:21

  2. Jordan Prince Calls For Regional, Integrated Water Planning

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Chairman of The Higher Council for Science and Technology, HRH El Hassan Bin Talal, has emphasized the importance of joint meetings; complementary ties; linking between scientists, research ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  3. Jordan Water Authority Meets UK Delegation re: Dam Project

    11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Secretary General of the Jordan Water Authority Eyad Dhayyat on Saturday met with a British government delegation to discuss water issues in Jordan, the ongoing project of the Kofranja dam an ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2018 - 08:45

  4. Three Years Of Yemen War: “Let Us Not Fool Ourselves. Cholera Is Going To Come Back”: United Nations

    26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan 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 ano ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2018 - 08:00

  5. "Huge Consumption, Poor Use are Reasons Behind (Jordan) Water Crisis"

    2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report AMMAN MENAFN With a population of nearly 10 million, Jordan's 2.1 billion cubic metre water resources only cover 12.7 per cent of each individual's need, hydrologist and former water minister Munther Hadda ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2018 - 12:56

  6. Sewage Pours into Syria, Leaks into Local Dams

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by Local Press Report AMMAN Syria:direct Sewage water reportedly originating in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is pouring into Syria’s southwestern Quneitra province for a 10th week, according to residents and local civilian authori ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

  7. Could Hydroponics Help Water-Parched Jordan?

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by Local Press Report AMMAN DW.com Searching for innovative solutions to alleviate the strain on food production, Jordan may have found a technique that could work. With hydroponic farming, crops are grown without soil and by recycling ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2016 - 04:08

  8. Second Phase of Amman Supply Project Launched

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report AMMAN Zany Water Minister Hazem Nasser on Tuesday inaugurated the second phase of the project to improve water supply in Amman. US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells attended the ceremony. The project, worth JD4.6 ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  9. Hepatitis Kills at Least 10 Refugees Trapped on Syrian-Jordanian Border

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan There have been at least 10 deaths from hepatitis since June among the Syrian refugees trapped on the Jordanian border, international rights group Amnesty International said last week, citing hum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  10. Jordan Establishes Agricultural Water Collection System in Tulkarem

    24 Aug 2016- 10:40 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN), in cooperation with the Tulkarem Growers’ Association, has established an agricultural water collection system in Kafr Al- Lubed in Tulkarem to ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 10:40

  11. Disease Outbreaks Reported Among Syrians Stranded on Jordanian Border

    15 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Diseases including hepatitis, diarrhea and respiratory problems are reportedly spreading among the more than 75,000 Syrian refugees who have been trapped behind an embankment along the border wit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2016 - 10:36

  12. UN Agencies Provide Humanitarian Relief for 75,000 Syrian Refugees Trapped on Jordanian Border

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The World Food Program (WFP), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on August 4th annou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  13. Jordan Inaugurates $13 Million Project to Combat Climate Change Effects

    15 Jul 2016- 10:54 by Local Press Report AMMAN Al Bawaba Jordan's Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury on Wednesday inaugurated a JD9.2 million project to increase the resilience of poor and vulnerable communities to clima ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2016 - 10:54

  14. Dams Decreasing Flow of Jordan River

    27 Jun 2016- 10:45 by Local Press Report AMMAN Ynet News Due to new earthen work dams being constructed to give farmers in the north access to water, flow rates in the Jordan River have decreased significantly. Flow rates are also affected by lack of a pi ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:45

  15. Jordan to Build New Dam in Tafileh

    17 Jun 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times Construction on the JD4 million Wadat Dam in Tafileh Governorate will begin in August to collect rainwater for agricultural purposes, officials said on Wednesday. Food Security Innovation, Infras ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2016 - 08:47