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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 14:56 | OOSKAnews
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Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System to inform...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 13:22 | OOSKAnews
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In South Sudan, massive flooding has affected nearly a million people, leaving many stranded in their villages and cut off from essential health services.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 13:18 | OOSKAnews
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A Chinese energy expert on Wednesday urged South Sudan to prioritize long-term investment in hydropower dams in order to expand its nascent power sector to drive its development.

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Monday, November 11, 2019 - 12:39 | OOSKAnews
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Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic conditions are...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 13:16 | OOSKAnews
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Unusually heavy seasonal flooding has affected large areas of South Sudan’s Greater Upper Nile region with estimated between 600,000-800,000 people affected, authorities said.

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Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:02 | OOSKAnews
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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as the...

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Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:51 | OOSKAnews
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An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new report released by the...

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Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 13:15 | OOSKAnews
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Hot and dry conditions coupled with a rising population along the Nile River will reduce the amount of water available for residential, agricultural, and ecological uses in coming decades, according...

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 13:26 | OOSKAnews
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The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in support...

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 13:23 | OOSKAnews
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Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies.

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