Showing posts with label water. Show all posts
Showing posts with label water. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ambassador Ala calls on Human Rights council to end practices of Turkish regime – Syrian Arab News Agency

Turkish regime  uses water as a weapon

Geneva, SANA-Syria’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam al-Din Ala, called on Human Rights’ Council and the high commissioner to end practices of the Turkish regime which uses water as a weapon and collective punishment in the aggression on Syria.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Central African Republic: Residents of capital Bangui face chronic water shortages

 

--

 The Central African Republic's dry season is coming to an end and recent heavy rains over the capital Bangui led to power and water shortages for 10 days.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

UN: 1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods

1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods
The UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) said more than 1.25 million children are expected to be acutely malnourished this year because of flooding in Somalia.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Famine survey warns of thousands dying daily in Yemen if ports stay closed

2.5 million people in Yemen's crowded cities had no access to clean water
A U.S.-funded famine survey said Tuesday that thousands of Yemenis could die daily if a Saudi-led military coalition does not lift its blockade on the country's key ports.

Friday, November 3, 2017

UN says Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG

Manus Island
The UN human rights office called on Australia Friday to restore food, water and health services to some 600 interned refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, Reuters reports.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Russians in icy plunge to celebrate Epiphany

Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.