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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. US Announces “Global Water Strategy”. Does Your Country Get a Mention? What, no Pakistan? No Yemen?

    16 Nov 2017- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Info Washington, DC The aid agency of the USA has released a strategy document regarding the country’s vision of a “more water-secure world…where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/16/2017 - 14:23

  3. China's "Silk Road" Stretches to Haiti

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Telesur The People's Republic of China is preparing to carry through with plans to invest a massive US$30 billion in developing Haiti's infrastructure, including power plants, sanitation wor ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  4. 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

  5. Ancient Cholera Strain Likely Present In Haiti Since Colonial Times: Study

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Tech Times A recent study from researchers at University of Florida's Emerging Pathogens Institute has it that a non-virulent Vibrio cholerae O1 strain could be present in Haitian aquatic environ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  6. GlobalMedic Provides Clean Drinking Water in Haiti

    26 Oct 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Relief Web Since Oct 6, GlobalMedic’s Rapid Response Team has been installing and distributing water purification units in communities surrounding Les Cayes, serving over 4,000 people. A second Rapid ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2016 - 08:34

  7. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  8. 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

  9. Hurricane Matthew Will Exacerbate Haiti Cholera

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Health and development professionals in Haiti are bracing for the second wave of Hurricane Matthew, as the country’s cholera epidemic threatens to spread with weather-displaced water. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  10. UNGA: More on Climate and Disease

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Government representatives from a number of developing and least developed countries have spoken at the General Assembly of the United Nations about challenges related to water. A n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2016 - 10:15

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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