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  1. Aid to Ecuador Children 6 Months after Quake Remains Challenging: UNICEF

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The United Nations International Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has reported this week that meeting the post-earthquake health and humanitarian needs of children in Ecuador remains a significant challe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  2. State of Emergency Extended in Quake-Hit Ecuadorian Provinces

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The state of emergency has been extended to October 15th in Ecuador’s Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces, which were hard hit by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  3. EU Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid for Ecuador Quake Victims

    27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:55

  4. UN Agencies, Partners Aid Over 65,000 Quake Victims in Ecuador

    4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund (UN ...

    Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55

  5. Quake-Stricken Ecuadorians to Receive Clean Water, Other Aid

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International aid groups have launched initiatives to provide clean water and other relief supplies to Ecuadorians affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 1 ...

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

  6. IADB to Fund $30 Million Water Project in Ecuador

    19 Feb 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report QUITO WaterWorld The Decentralized Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Cantón Esmeraldas (Ecuador) has awarded a contract for the construction, extension and improvement of water supply in Esmeraldas for U ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2016 - 09:22

  7. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  8. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, accordin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  9. Ecuador Completes South-Korean Funded Water Project in Santo Domingo

    15 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador has completed a South Korean-funded water supply expansion project in the city of Santo Domingo, the Finance Ministry announced on July 15th. The $56.8 million USD project, for which Sou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2015 - 10:18

  10. Ecuador’s Portoviejo Water System Collapses

    19 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador The water system in the Ecuadorian city of Portoviejo, capital of Manabi province, collapsed last week following heavy rains. The networks in the city have exceeded their lifespan by some 4 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2015 - 10:16

  11. IADB to Lend Ecuador $120 Million for Water, Sanitation, Solid Waste

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Inter-American Development Bank Ecuador will expand and improve access to drinking water, sewage services and treatment of waste water and solid waste through a $120 million loan approved by the Inte ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  12. 85,000 Ecuadorians to Benefit from World Bank Funded Improvements to Water, Sanitation

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Bank Close to 85 thousand Ecuadorians will directly benefit from improvements to water, sanitation and transportation services in the coastal municipality of Manta, as a result of a new US$100 m ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  13. UNESCO Concerned Over Glacier Retreat in Andes

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUARAZ, Peru Lack of monitoring of rapidly retreating Andean glaciers is putting 100 million people in the region at risk, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNES ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  14. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05