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  1. Climate Change: Egypt To Invest $50 Billion USD In Drinking Water Access Programs

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Middle East Confidential Egyptian government plans to invest about 50 billion dollars over 20 years to secure access to drinking water for its 97 million population. The announcement was made by the Egyptian ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  2. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  3. EU Resources For WASH In Lebanon

    19 Nov 2018- 13:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has committed $8 Million USD to a Water Access and Development (WAAD) consortium working in Lebanon to support water and wast ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2018 - 13:42

  4. Arab League Advocates Rights-Based Approach to Water and Sanitation

    21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Arab Weekly Ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for everyone in the Arab world was the focus of a meeting of Arab government officials and water, sanitation and health experts. Participants high ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:15

  5. Lebanon Faces Major Water Deficit by 2035

    8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT An-Nahar As Lebanon comes to terms with sporadic power supplies and government corruption, another crisis is looming on the horizon- water shortages by 2035. According to a recent study conducted by Fransaban ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2018 - 07:59

  6. Raqqa Water Supply Struck by Syria Coalition

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  7. Lebanon Faces Water Shortages for Third Consecutive Year

    12 Jul 2016- 09:37 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star For the third consecutive year Lebanon has had less-than-average rainfall, likely leading to water shortages for many throughout the summer of 2016. Climate Scarcity Social Issues Beirut Lebanon ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2016 - 09:37

  8. Water Pipe Cut in North Lebanon Village Due to Political Dispute

    27 Jun 2016- 10:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Unknown assailants Saturday cut a main water pipe in a north Lebanon village, denying a neighboring town from its water supply over a dispute related to last month’s municipal elections Conflict I ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:47

  9. EU Launches $225 Million Worth of Projects to Support Syrian Refugees, Host Communities

    23 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The EU Regional Trust Fund has launched $225.5 million USD worth of new projects to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. The funds include $186 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:18

  10. New UNEP Report Warns of Rapid Pace of Environmental Deterioration

    23 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report. Results from the la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 10:53

  11. 55 Million in Middle East, North Africa in Need of Humanitarian Aid: UN Coordinators

    9 May 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Fifty-five million people in the Middle East and North Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance due to widespread violence, conflict and extremism in the region, eight United Nations humanitar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2016 - 11:49

  12. US to Provide Another $155 Million for Humanitarian Aid to Iraqis

    11 Apr 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The United States will provide an additional $155 million USD in humanitarian assistance for displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis within Iraq and throughout the region, US Secretary of State Jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:36

  13. Mediterranean Drought Is Worst in 900 Years: NASA

    4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The recent drought in the eastern Mediterranean region, which affected Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, and Turkey, is likely the worst in the past ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 10:17

  14. Jordan’s Water Stress Aggravated by Syrian Refugee Crisis: ICRC

    15 Feb 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s water scarcity problems have been exacerbated by the large influx of Syrian refugees, which have increased the kingdom’s population by 25 percent over the past five years, according to t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2016 - 10:44

  15. Lebanese Government Blamed for Water Contamination in Tripoli

    22 Jan 2016- 10:25 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Daily Star Authorities' incompetence has led to another environmental catastrophe, with residents of Tripoli complaining of contaminated underground water after the Council of Development and Reconstru ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2016 - 10:25