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  1. Urgent Call For Humanitarian Relief In Ukraine

    1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2019 - 07:50

  2. Trump Administration Announces US Withdrawal From UNESCO

    12 Oct 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Info New York The United States' Trump administration announced today that it would withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations cultural organization, after years of America distancing itself because of what it called the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/19/2017 - 09:03

  3. Indus Cascade Described As "Himalayan Blunder"

    24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Wire The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan – including Pakistan-administered Kashmir – has the potential to generate over ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2017 - 10:36

  4. UN: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

    8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY United Nations Development Programme As the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction soon gets underway, the world is witnessing the highest levels of famine risk in decades. While war and conflict st ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:51

  5. Continued Thirst for Water ETFs

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Barron's As an investment theme, water seems like an obvious winner. People around the world are consuming more of it and—barring any huge breakthroughs in desalination—fresh water is a limited re ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  6. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  7. EC to Provide Another $45 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Yemen

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States During the United Nations General Assembly this week, the European Commission announced that it would provide another $44.7 million USD worth of humanitarian assistance to help prov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  8. UN Inaugurates Water Supply System in Haiti

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY UN News Centre As part of its quick impact projects, the United Nations mission Haiti has inaugurated a new water supply system which is expected to provide for more than 13,800 people – more than half ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:32

  9. Non-Contest at World Bank

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY The New York Times The deadline for submitting nominations for the job of president of the World Bank is Sept. 14, about a week away, and so far the only candidate, and the likely winner, is the person ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  10. Funding for Cholera Effort Key for Development in Haiti: UNICEF

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Funding to prevent the spread of cholera in Haiti is crucial to development in the country, Marc Vincent, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Haiti, said last w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  11. Ban Ki-Moon Acknowledges UN Role in Haiti Cholera, Agency Maintains Position of Legal Immunity

    18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The office of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this week acknowledged for the first time that the United Nations played a role in Haiti’s cholera outbreak, and that a “significant n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2016 - 10:07

  12. UN Suppressed Internal Report on Haiti Cholera Scandal

    12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Fox News While the United Nations touted its efforts in Haiti aimed at ending the world’s worst modern cholera epidemic-- a calamity many experts assert the U.N. itself caused-- U.N. peacekeepers were ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2016 - 09:47

  13. New Partnerships Connect Science, Data and SDGs

    3 Aug 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Devex Simple advances such as better data collection, could offer headway on the complex tasks of eliminating poverty and reducing inequality throughout the world. A number of new international partners ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2016 - 08:48

  14. Red Cross Defends Its Efforts in Haiti

    22 Jun 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY New York Times Only 9 percent went for management, general and fund-raising expenses, sometimes called overhead. The rest went for costs vital to providing humanitarian aid. These costs include paying ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:41

  15. UN Shows Signs of Compromise Over Haiti Cholera Epidemic

    2 Jun 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY The Guardian The United Nations is showing the first signs of compromise over the Haiti cholera epidemic, after more than five years in which it has consistently refused to accept responsibility for a d ...

    Local Press Report - 06/02/2016 - 08:26

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