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  1. 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

  2. Nile Ministers Call for Renewed Dialogue on Use of Shared Waters

    7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2014 - 10:29

  3. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  4. Europe Can Expect Worsening Droughts by 2100

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European countries, particularly those in the southern regions, can expect more frequent and intense droughts by the end of the century, according to a new study carried out jointly by the Eu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 11:21

  5. Egyptian Official in Ethiopia to Continue Dam Talks

    1 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ali El Hefny arrived in Addis Ababa on June 30 to continue talks with Ethiopian officials on the nearly $5 billion USD Grand Renaissanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:01

  6. Ugandan President Enters Nile Fray

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  7. EBRD Announces First Investment in "Emerging Arab Democracies," America's Regional Aid Under Pressure

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on September 18 announced approval for its first investments in “emerging Arab democracies” as a “response” to the “political and economic change” taking place in North Africa and the Middle East ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2012 - 11:41

  8. EBRD Expansion Tied to Arab Spring

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) entry into the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region is very much part of the story of the Arab Spring, according to Hildegard Gacek, the bank’s managing director for the region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2012 - 09:45

  9. EBRD Expects New Challenges in Water Infrastructure Funding as It Expands to North Africa, Mediterranean

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new challenges, the bank explains to OOSKAnews.   ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2012 - 10:36

  10. EU Fines Water Management Cartel $16 Million USD

    27 Jun 2012- 09:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Europe Online Magazine The European Union on Wednesday slapped more than $16 million USD in fines on two producers of water management products, accusing them of running a cartel in Germany that one of the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  11. African Land Grabs Are Water Grabs

    Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  12. Africa Committing "Hydrological Suicide" With Land Grab Deals

    13 Jun 2012- 08:25 by Local Press Report BARCELONA AlertNet A scramble for cheap African farmland by foreign investors threatens to leave millions of people without water and could ultimately drain the continent's rivers, a report warns. "If the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  13. ODI Highights Successful Water Sector Reforms in Africa

    27 Jun 2011- 14:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Africa is well positioned to achieve progress in rural water reforms with the right mix of “smart leadership, smart policies, smart institutions and smart friends,” says a new report by ...

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

  14. Study Says EU Will Miss Its 2015 Targets on Development Aid

    20 Jun 2011- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union spends on average more than $2.9 billion USD annually to support water and sanitation projects in the developing world, helping to fund infrastructure, storage and irrigati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  15. Hand-Held Sensor Detects Threats to Water Supplies

    9 Jun 2011- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological att ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07