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  1. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2019 - 08:42

  2. Reins at the UN: Guterres

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Antonio Guterres, former head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been confirmed as the next UN Secretary General by the UN Security Council. The UN Gener ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  3. EU Provides Emergency Assistance to Drought-Stricken Farmers in Southern Haiti

    2 Aug 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre The European Union has allocated 500,000 euros in assistance in support to the Ministry of Agriculture for particular emphasis on crop diversification with emphasis on seeds and cuttings o ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2016 - 08:52

  4. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  5. 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

  6. UN Urges Haiti to Adopt Good Environmental, Agricultural Practices

    8 Jun 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of World Environment Day, the United Nations in Haiti reiterated their support to Haiti in its commitments to increase good environmental and agricultural practices. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:37

  7. US Provides $11 Million to WFP for Drought Assistance in Haiti

    8 Jun 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), this week provided $11 million USD to assist the World Food Program’s (WFP) emergency drought operation in H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:27

  8. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  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. Study Looks at “Hidden Sicknesses” That Impede Haiti’s Cholera Elimination Efforts

    25 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANN ARBOR, MI, United States Although the prevalence of cholera in Haiti has been falling since the epidemic began five years ago, a host of “hidden sicknesses” are impeding efforts to eliminate the disease fr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 11:32

  11. 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

  12. EU Provides Another $43.5 Million in Aid to Haiti

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The European Union is providing an additional $43.5 million USD in cash aid for drought-stricken Haiti. The funds include nearly $14 million USD to supply food and drinking water to more t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  13. US Announces New Funding for Drought-Affected Households in Haiti

    22 Apr 2016- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The US Embassy has announced additional funding to help Haitian households affected by the three-year-old regional drought. "The US stands steadfast with Haitian families to provide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2016 - 11:21

  14. WFP to Assist One Million Haitians

    19 Apr 2016- 09:19 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced yesterday it will launch an emergency operation in Haiti to assist one million people devastated by three years of p ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2016 - 09:19

  15. Worst Drought in 35 Years Hits Haitian Agriculture Hard

    16 Feb 2016- 08:43 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre Since the beginning of 2015, Haiti has faced the worst drought in the last 35 years, reports the National Coordination for Food Security (CNSA). The phenomenon "El Niño", which ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:43

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