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  1. Yemen Conflict: Fuel Price Escalation Exacerbates Deadly Water Crisis

    30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:33

  2. US Senate Votes To End Support For Saudi-led War In Yemen

    15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:40

  3. Saudi Coalition Forces Strike Yemen Cholera Treatment Center

    13 Jun 2018- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Saudi-led Arab coalition forces were behind a June 11 airstrike that hit a newly constructed Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cholera treatment center (CTC) in Abs, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  4. UN Food Agency Heads Call for Investment to Address Root Causes of Hunger. Trump-Nominated WFP Chief Beasley Slams Saudi Role in Yemen Crisis

    5 Sep 2017- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2017 - 11:06

  5. WFP to Resume Assistance to Refugees in Kenya

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) will be able to continue distributing food rations, water and medicine to Somali and South Sudanese refugees living in Kenya, after international donor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/05/2015 - 10:21

  6. Water Scarcity Could Limit Shale Resource Development: WRI

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  7. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

  8. 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

  9. USAID Increases Funding for Water and Sanitation in Yemen

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will increase its assistance to Yemen to a total of $118 million USD to deal with the deteriorating water and sanitation situation in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 23:02

  10. 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

  11. China, South Africa, South Asia Risk Economic Losses From Water Stress

    21 May 2012- 20:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent United Kingdom, BATH A new study from risk analysis experts Maplecroft identifies China, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the United States as containing large tracts where unsustainable water use is outpacin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  12. Cadagua to Build Desalination Plant in Morocco

    13 Jun 2011- 23:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Spain, MADRID Spanish firm Cadagua, a member of the Ferrovial Group of companies, won a contract to design and build a desalination plant near the Moroccan city of Casablanca.  The project is worth some $86 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:56

  13. Invest Northern Ireland Eyes Gulf Markets

    2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report RIYADH, A F R I C The Saudi Gazette Multiple companies from different sectors held exhibitions, conferences and networking events in Saudi Arabia on October 23-28 and Bahrain from October 20-23 as apart of the " ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 09:06

  14. Saudi Arabia's Holy Zam Zam Water Under Scrutiny in UK

    8 Sep 2008- 19:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Saudi Arabia's sacred water for the Muslims, Zam Zam, has indirectly come under scrutiny in the UK, with the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) issuing a warning to consumers to avoid drin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  15. Saudi Arabia: Kingdom to Host Sector Specialists

    4 Feb 2008- 09:08 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — A delegation of specialists in the water industry and public private partnerships from the United Kingdom traveled to the kingdom last week to meet with senior governm ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 16:00