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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. South Sudan Is Worst Place in the World to Find a Toilet; India Has Longest Lines: WaterAid

    20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom South Sudan is the hardest place in the world to find a household toilet, according to a new report by international charity WaterAid. The report, “ It’s No Joke: The State of the World’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 08:57

  3. Climate Change, Ethiopian Development Threaten Lake Turkana: Report

    15 Oct 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Heightened industrial and agricultural development in Ethiopia, alongside the effects of climate change, is threatening the survival of Lake Turkana in Kenya, according to a new r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2015 - 10:17

  4. Water Bottling Companies Shut Down Due to Dollar, Fuel Shortages in South Sudan

    8 Oct 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report WAU Radio Tamazuj Three factories bottling mineral water have halted production because of a scarcity of dollars and shortage of fuel to run their businesses in Wau town in South Sudan’s Western Bahr al Ghazal State ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2015 - 09:55

  5. US to Provide $80 Million in Aid for Conflict-Affected People in South Sudan

    24 Sep 2015- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States this week announced over $80 million USD in additional humanitarian assistance for conflict-affected people in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in neighbo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2015 - 08:39

  6. Two Women Injured in Khartoum Water Protests

    11 Sep 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan At least two women were injured in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 9th during protests over water shortages. Local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying the demonstrators were injure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2015 - 10:39

  7. Cholera Cases Declining in South Sudan: WHO

    13 Aug 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The World Health Organization (WHO) this week reported progress against the cholera outbreak in war-torn South Sudan. As of August 10th, the total number of cholera cases reported since June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2015 - 10:37

  8. Restrictions on Nile River Transport Threaten Aid Operations in South Sudan: UN

    7 Aug 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MALAKAL, South Sudan New restrictions on movement of barges from Bor to Malakal on the Nile River in South Sudan pose a threat to aid operations in the country, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2015 - 10:01

  9. Sudanese Opposition to Resist Khartoum State’s Water and Power Price Hikes

    30 Jul 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Members of several Sudanese opposition groups, under the collective name “Sudan Call,” on July 29th urged residents of Khartoum state to mobilize to resist recently announced increases in the p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:27

  10. Cholera Spreads in South Sudan

    21 Jul 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report JUBA AFP On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that a total of 1,212 Cholera cases including 39 deaths have been recorded, according to WHO figures, with the highly contagious infection spreading f ...

    Local Press Report - 07/21/2015 - 09:33

  11. EC Announces More Humanitarian Aid for Sudan

    17 Jul 2015- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced an additional $4.4 million USD in humanitarian assistance for Sudan. The aid will be used to help meet people’s urgent needs for food, water, sanit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:01

  12. As Water Prices Rise, Cholera Spreads in South Sudan: Oxfam

    14 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The worsening economic situation in South Sudan has driven up the price of clean water, contributing to the rapid spread of cholera in the capital, Juba, international humanitarian aid group ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2015 - 10:31

  13. Over 700 Cholera Cases Reported in South Sudan: UNICEF

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya Thirty-two people have died of cholera, and more than 700 cases of the water-borne disease have been reported in Juba and Bor in South Sudan, according to the United Nations Chi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  14. WHO Warns of Cholera Threat Around the Globe, Calls for Use of Oral Vaccines

    7 Jul 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Cholera is a major public health threat throughout the world, and the oral cholera vaccine is an effective tool for controlling outbreaks of the water-borne disease, the World Health Organiz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 10:38

  15. Donors Pledge $275 Million as South Sudan Crisis Deteriorates

    17 Jun 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International donors have pledged more than $275 million USD to address the “relentlessly deteriorating” humanitarian situation in South Sudan and the surrounding region, the European Union ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:16

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