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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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Corruption Impacts Basic Services in Middle East, North Africa: Transparency International

    4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 12:03

  9. Lebanon Signs $372 Million in New Agreements With IDB

    29 Mar 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Kuwait News Agency Lebanon signed five new financing agreements with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Thursday worth over USD 372 million. The agreements include drinking water projects in Beirut and Ja ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2016 - 08:59

  10. Guard Kills Thief at Lebanon's Bekaa Water Authority

    24 Mar 2016- 08:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star A guard at the Bekaa Water Authority reportedly killed a thief who had been trying to enter the institution while his accomplice was later arrested by police. Access Policy Reputational Risk Utili ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2016 - 08:13

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Lebanese Health Ministry Starts Shutting Down Water Companies

    26 Jan 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star The Health Ministry Monday closed down two drinking water distribution companies in south Lebanon, days after announcing a joint campaign with the industry ministry to clamp down on unlicensed and ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:55

  14. 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

  15. Lebanese Ministries Launch Campaign Against Unlicensed Water Vendors

    21 Jan 2016- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Health Minister Wael Abu Faour and Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan announced the start of a joint campaign Wednesday to go after unlicensed drinking water distribution companies following ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2016 - 09:06