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  1. UN Seeks $20 Billion for Humanitarian Assistance in 2016

    9 Dec 2015- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations and humanitarian partners around the world will need $20.1 billion USD to meet the needs of over 87.6 million people in 37 countries in 2016, according the UN’s ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2015 - 11:45

  2. Drought Deals Serious Blow to Honduras' Milk Production

    11 Sep 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras could lose about 800,000 liters of milk per day-- 40 percent of its milk production-- as a result of ongoing drought, according to Anabel Gallardo, president of the Honduran Cham ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2015 - 10:38

  3. Governments in Central America, Caribbean Issue Drought Alert

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Governments of Central American and the Dominican Republic last week issued an official alert over severe drought in the region. Following a meeting in El Salvador on August 20th, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  4. Tenth Honduran Town Facing Famine

    19 Aug 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras The town of Lepaera, in the Lempira department of western Honduras, this week became the tenth muncipality in the country to declare a state of famine due to the effects of severe ongoing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:59

  5. Honduras Faces Famine Due to Drought

    12 Aug 2015- 08:41 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Prensa Latina The drought affecting Honduras could cause famine in around 80 per cent of the national territory, said today the General Secretary general of the National Union of Peasants, Marcial Cabal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2015 - 08:41

  6. Italy Lends Honduras $36 Million for Nacaome Water Project

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras The government of Honduras has signed a $36 million USD loan agreement with the Italian government to finance the country's Nacaome multipurpose water project. The project is worth a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  7. Tegucigalpa Water Company Says Supply Will Last Until September

    6 May 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras SANAA, the water company operating in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, said last week that the city had sufficient water supplies to last until September. Some 40,000 people in Honduras ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2015 - 10:09

  8. Environmental Activists' Live at Risk: Report

    22 Apr 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom At least two people involved in environmental and land activism are killed every week, according to a new report by international human rights NGO Global Witness. The report, “How Many M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2015 - 10:05

  9. Honduran Mayor Petitions Environment Minister Over Agricultural Water Use

    7 Apr 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Nahún Cálix, mayor of Marcovia municipality in Honduras’ Choluteca department, last week petitioned Environment Minister José Antonio Galdames to regulate agricultural water use in the dro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 10:48

  10. Honduras' SANAA Announces 20 Percent Water Supply Cuts

    16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras’ National Autonomous Water and Sewerage Service (SANAA) this week announced 20 percent water cuts in areas of the capital, Tegucigalpa, that are supplied from the El Picacho wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2015 - 10:30

  11. Hondurans Protest Mining Plan

    6 Feb 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA teleSUR The Honduras government and World Bank representatives met in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa to sign deals to allow foreign companies to mine in the country. The two-day conference, called “ ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2015 - 09:23

  12. Honduras Launches $35 Million Repair Work at El Cajon Dam

    7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras last week announced the start of a $34.8 million USD project to repair cracks at the El Cajon hydropower dam, on the Comayagua River in the western part of the country. The dam ha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 10:41