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  1. Water Shortages Increase Gender Inequality in Zimbabwe: Minister

    29 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Worsening water shortages across the country, fueled by dwindling public sector financing, are exacerbating gender inequality, Water, Environment and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri warned l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:45

  2. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  3. Land Degradation, Desertification Cost Trillions, Create Refugees: Study

    16 Sep 2015- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Land degradation, including desertification, causes trillions of dollars worth of economic losses each year and could create tens of millions of refugees around the world, according to a new repor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2015 - 10:27

  4. IMF Approves $20 Million for Malawi

    22 Jan 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 17 approved $20 million USD in financial support to President Joyce Banda’s administration. The country’s government hopes this will be seen as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2014 - 10:17

  5. Cuts in Donor Aid Threaten Malawi’s WASH Sector

    6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s already underfunded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector is taking a hit after some international donors announced cuts in aid. Following the recent revelation that over $280 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2013 - 10:08

  6. Palestinian Authority to Introduce New Water Law

    The Palestinian Authority is planning to introduce a new water law that will restructure the sector and redefine policies and strategies with regard to water and sanitation services, Palestinian water officials said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2013 - 10:15

  7. Palestinian President Warns of Possible Water Wars

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned last week of a looming “water war” in the region, as the West Bank and Gaza grapple with severe water shortages. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2012 - 09:24

  8. Palestinian Authority, Donors Sign Agreement on Water Sector Improvements

    The Palestinian Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with foreign donor organizations and governments aimed at improving the water sector in the Palestinian Territories. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2012 - 10:58

  9. UK to Sign UN Watercourses Convention

    The United Kingdom last week announced plans to sign onto the UN Watercourses Convention, bringing the agreement one step closer to ratification by the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  10. $30 Million USD AfDB Grant Disbursed to Zimbabwean Local Authorities for Water Projects

    15 Aug 2011- 18:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, BULAWAYO The Ministry of Water Resources, Development and Management announced the disbursement of a $30 million USD grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to six local authorities under the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:48

  11. AfDB Provides $30 Million USD Grant for Water, Sanitation in Zimbabwe

    27 Jun 2011- 14:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LISBON, Portugal The African Development Bank (AfDB) has extended a $30 million USD grant to Zimbabwe in support of the country’s Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project (UWSSRP). The agreeme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:54

  12. COHIBA Finds 11 Hazardous Substances in the Baltic Sea

    BRUSSELS | Source: ENPI ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:17

  13. Experts to Test Lake Victoria's Water

    30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — The government has sent samples of water from Lake Victoria to Norway, Germany and the United States for testing to establish how safe the water from this lake is, according to Minister for W ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 19:00