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  1. Cuba Implements Projects to Curb Water Losses With Support From Arab Countries

    21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba has carried out nine projects to reduce water losses, with $221 million USD in financial support from Arab nations, according to Rosemarie Ricardo Batista, director of international relations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2016 - 13:12

  2. Cuba Plans Five Desalination Plants

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba Cuba is planning to build five desalination plants, according to Ines Maria Chapman, president of Cuba's National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Chapman said a 2,160-cubic-meter- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2016 - 09:17

  3. Cuba Implements Epidemiological Monitoring in Hurricane-Affected Areas

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAISI, Cuba Cuba’s Ministry of Health has implemented strict epidemiological monitoring on the eastern part of the island in order to prevent disease outbreaks in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, officials said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  4. Drought Affects 816,000 Cubans

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Ongoing drought is affecting 239 water sources and 816,000 people in Cuba, according to a report by the country’s National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Of the water sources, 191 have been par ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  5. Cuba’s INRH Takes Steps to Mitigate Ongoing Drought

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba The measures Cuba has taken to mitigate the effects of a severe ongoing regional drought-- including rehabilitating water infrastructure and implementing new projects-- have made it possible to re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  6. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  7. European Commission Provides Funds to Assist Drought-Affected Families in Cuba

    22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba The European Commission has provided over $113,000 USD to the Cuban Red Cross to assist drought-affected families in eastern Cuba. The funds will be used to provide equipment to store and transpor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/22/2016 - 10:26

  8. 120,000 Havana Residents Affected by Drought

    2 Jun 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba The ongoing El Niño-induced drought in Latin America and the Caribbean has left 120,000 people in the Cuban capital, Havana, dependent on tanker trucks for their water supply, according to Javier T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:23

  9. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  10. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  11. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  12. Cuba’s INRH Sets Goals for 2016

    17 Mar 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH) has set its major goals for 2016, Cuban Vice President Ramiro Valdes Menendez, and INRH President Ines Maria Chapman announced this week at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2016 - 10:21

  13. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  14. Drought Threatens Rice Production in Cuba

    16 Dec 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Ongoing regional drought poses a significant threat to Cuba’s rice crop, according to an Agriculture Ministry spokesman. Lazaro Diaz Rodriguez, CEO of the ministry’s Grain Agroindustrial Group, to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2015 - 10:01

  15. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

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