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  1. Hajj Guidelines Require Bottled Holy Water And Sterilised Pebbles

    9 Jul 2020- 12:10 by Local Press Report RIYADH The New Arab Saudi Arabia has issued guidelines for the 1,000 or so pilgrims that will be allowed to perform the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca later this month, an experience that will be unlike any before because ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2020 - 12:11

  2. No Mozambique Schools Will Reopen Without Water Supply

    9 Jul 2020- 10:35 by Local Press Report MAPUTO All Africa The Mozambican Ministry of Education has promised that no school will be allowed to reopen, if it does not possess a water supply. All schools, from creches to universities, have been closed for mo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2020 - 10:35

  3. Conflict And COVID Effects On Water Access And Basic Services In Eastern Ukraine

    7 Jul 2020- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in eastern Ukraine continues to disrupt vital water supplies and access to food and basic services, a 25 June  assessment from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) reports. Meantim ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2020 - 09:42

  4. Niger Basin Kandadji Programme Secures Additional Funding

    30 Jun 2020- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger The Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Program (the Kandadji Program) in Niger has secured additional funding from the World Bank to support irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2020 - 09:09

  5. COVID Traces Detected In March 2019 Barcelona Wastewater

    29 Jun 2020- 12:08 by Local Press Report BARCELONA Technology Networks Researchers detected the presence of the virus that caused the disease in samples of waste water in Barcelona, collected in March 12, 2019. These results suggest the infection was pres ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2020 - 12:08

  6. EIB Supports Barbados Water Distribution Network Improvement

    25 Jun 2020- 11:27 by Local Press Report LUXEMBOURG European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank has agreed to support priority water investment across Barbados, to improve water supply across the country. The USD 12 million loan to the Ministry ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:27

  7. WASH Actors Call For Fulfillment Of Support Committed To Yemen

    25 Jun 2020- 06:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland An open letter, signed by thirty international agencies and charitable organisations, pleads for fulfilment of commitments for aid to Yemen. The 15 June letter "rom "The Water, Sani ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:16

  8. CAPOOP Alliance Launches Knowledge Sharing Platform For WASH In Africa

    25 Jun 2020- 06:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAKAR, Senegal “Communications, Advocacy & Policy Opportunities and Outreach for Poop” (known as the CAPOOP Alliance) has launched a new platform for for knowledge share in the sanitation and hygiene (WASH) ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:45

  9. Presence Of COVID In River Water Documented

    25 Jun 2020- 06:30 by Local Press Report MANCHESTER News Medical From the early days of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been found in the feces of those infected. Cities with a considerab ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:30

  10. Malawi Water Boards Benefit From India Financial Backing

    17 Jun 2020- 06:58 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times Malawi High Commissioner for India, George Mkondiwa on Friday, June 12, signed a US$215.68 million Line of Credit (LoC) for drinking water supply projects in Blantyre and Southern Region Water ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2020 - 09:31

  11. South Africa Government Reports Water Provision Measures As Part Of COVID Response

    16 Jun 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG South African Government News Agency Since the establishment of the National Command Centre at Rand Water, an agency of the Department of Water and Sanitation, almost 19,000 water storage tanks and 1,2 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:13

  12. Saudi Arabia: New Water, Wastewater Projects For Dammam City

    16 Jun 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report RIYADH Zawya Saudi Arabia's National Water Company (NWC) has launched four vital water and wastewater projects in Damman city at a total value exceeding SAR 107 million. Serving more than 127,000 new customers ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:09

  13. UNICEF Emphasises Urgency Of WASH Appeal For Yemen

    17 Jun 2020- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland UNICEF has renewed its appeal for emergency funding to provide basic humanitarian aid for the people and children, in particular, of Yemen. At 12 June, the Fund's appeal for $479 Milli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2020 - 06:34

  14. World Bank Funding For Kosovo Water Security Program

    16 Jun 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has approved $27.4 Million USD in financial support for Kosovo’s Fostering and Leveraging Opportunities for Water Security Program (FLOWS). A 10 June announcement desc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:40

  15. New Funding Support For Gaza Wastewater Treatment Plant

    16 Jun 2020- 14:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States New funding has been confirmed for operation support and maintenance of the North Gaza wastewater treatment plant. The World Bank announced  new funding of $10 Million USD 10 June fo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:17