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  1. Amazon Boss Commits $10 Billion USD To "Fight Climate Change"

    21 Feb 2020- 07:45 by Local Press Report SEATTLE WA The Verge Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be committing $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund. Bezos said that the money will be used to ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2020 - 07:45

  2. COPs And Boris...BREAKING NEWS

    13 Feb 2020- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, Scotland Alok Sharma has been announced by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the United Kingdom’s Minister with responsibility for COP26, the United Nations Climate Summit which will take place in Gl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2020 - 09:57

  3. Funding Boost For World Vision Africa WASH Programs

    13 Feb 2020- 08:52 by Local Press Report SEATTLE WA PR Newswire Philanthropists Dave and Dana Dornsife are announcing a $40 million investment in World Vision's water, sanitation and hygiene program in 24 African countries. This brings their total in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2020 - 08:52

  4. World Bank Adds Support To Gaza Desal Projects

    12 Feb 2020- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced a $10-15 Million USD grant for desalination in Gaza, Palestine. This funding, announced 10 February, will supplement funds already committed by the Par ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2020 - 11:54

  5. The World's Underreported Humanitarian Crises

    3 Feb 2020- 13:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland An annual assessment of global online media coverage of "underreported" humanitarian crises, many related to water challenges, indicates increasing linkage between such events and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2020 - 06:41

  6. $1.03 Billion USD Required For Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan

    29 Jan 2020- 07:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MOGADISHU, Somalia The United Nations and the government of Somalia have launched a new humanitarian response plan (HRP) to provide emergency services and support to over 3 million people.  The plan, announced 2 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:21

  7. EU Increases Water, Sanitation Funding In Nigeria Conflict-zone

    29 Jan 2020- 06:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium New European Union (EU) funding will provide access to clean water and sanitation facilities, food aid, shelter, basic primary healthcare and education for children who have been caught up in t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:03

  8. Somalia And UN Launch Drive For Safe Water Provision

    23 Jan 2020- 06:48 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Radio Dalsan The Federal Government of Somalia, the United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched the 2020 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) to provide US$1.03 billion in life-saving assi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:48

  9. $25 Million USD Humanitarian Aid From EU To Address Drought In Southern Africa

    21 Jan 2020- 07:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced a $25 Million USD aid package for southern Africa to support Zimbabwe, Zambia, Madagascar, Lesotho and Eswatini in the wake of the harshest drought in deca ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:23

  10. Egypt: USAID Supports North Sinai WASH Project

    10 Jan 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt and the United States Agency for International Development have signed an agreement for an additional $6 million for the North Sinai development initiative, bringing the total in the bilate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:23

  11. The Climate Disasters Of 2019

    6 Jan 2020- 10:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from NGO  Christian Aid  identifies and quantifies 15 of the most destructive weather events of 2019. All of the disasters (floods, cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes, tropical sto ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:11

  12. Darfur Conflict: Water As A Tool For Peace

    30 Dec 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan Human conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region has been described as “the first climate change war”. In 2007 the then United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said “Amid the diverse social and polit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  13. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  14. Water Scarcity And Conflict Are Drivers Of Iraq Migration Patterns

    27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land acco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  15. EU Humanitarian Aid Supports Water Access In Ukraine Conflict Zone

    27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:32

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