Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction after earthquake

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction
As Nepal on Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Apr.25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and caused damage estimated at billions of dollars, the Himalayan nation is still waiting for a major portion of funds pledged by the international community to rebuild the country.

Monday, December 18, 2017

US government admits funding secret UFO programme

US government admits funding secret UFO programme
The US Department of Defense has admitted that it used to fund a covert programme to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to multiple media reports.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Over 6 bln euros committed to better managing oceans

better managing oceans
More than 6 billion euros (7.01 billion US dollars) was dedicated by public and private sectors from 112 countries to improve management of oceans at the Our Ocean conference 2017 being held on Friday in Malta .

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Trump Administration Asks Congress for $7.85Bln in Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds

Hurricane Harvey
"At this time, the Administration requests an appropriation of $7.85 billion in Federal resources for response and initial recovery efforts related to Hurricane Harvey," the letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan read.

Thursday, July 06, 2017

UNESCO omits Great Barrier Reef from 'danger' list, but has concerns

A UNESCO committee omitted Australia's Great Barrier Reef from its list of world heritage sites it considers to be in danger, a move the government welcomed but conservationists questioned.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action Sunday after running out of fuel, the head of the territory's electricity provider told AFP.

Friday, November 25, 2016

EU energy chief assures Russia that Ukraine has funds to purchase gas

Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union Maros Sefcovic has assured Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak that Ukraine has funds for the purchase of gas and Ukraine will receive additional funds in the near future, the Russian Minister told reporters.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

UN relief wing appeals for urgent funding in DPRK following typhoon

The United Nations humanitarian wing has said that more than $28 million in funding is urgently needed to provide immediate assistance to the 600,000 people in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea affected by Typhoon Lionrock.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

African nations appeal for funding for drought mitigation

A week-long drought conference ended Friday in Namibia's capital Windhoek, with a call for international help for funding as 200 million people in Africa are food insecure.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Turkish Akkuyu NPP’s Special Status to Speed Up Construction

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed that assigning the strategic investment status to Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), to be built in cooperation with Russia, would speed up the construction.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Simplification of licensing in Turkey to accelerate Akkuyu project implementation : Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak

Changes to Turkey’s legislation will make it possible to accelerate the implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday on the Energetics program of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Turkey removes all legal obstacles for construction of Akkuyu NPP

Turkey has removed all legal obstacles for construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant and supports the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline, Turkey’s Energy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said after meeting Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ecuador renews state of emergency for another 30 days

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Thursday that his government has renewed a state of emergency which was declared following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16 for another 30 days.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

JuniMass geo news in brief (June 2016)

Le coût de l'aide aux pays en développement destinée à leur permettre de s'adapter au changement climatique pourrait atteindre 500 milliards de dollars d'ici 2050, une estimation qui a quintuplé depuis la dernière évaluation, a indiqué l'Organisation des Nations Unies mercredi......500 milliards de dollars par an: les coûts liés au changement climatique

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Philippine Province Under State of Calamity as El Niño Damages 27,000 Hectares of Crops

Local media reported that the government of North Cotabato placed the entire province under a state of calamity as crop damage rose significantly because of the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon, which was aggravated by rat infestation in five towns.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

EU calls Paris climate conference "historic opportunity to avoid dangerous climate change"

The European Commission highlighted on Wednesday the crucial importance of reaching a fair, ambitious and legally binding global climate deal at the UN climate change conference in Paris from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Turkey’s first nuclear power plant project enters uncertain period amid Syria row

Uncertainties are rising over controversial nuclear power plant project in Turkey’s Akkuyu, for which Russia has spent $3 billion so far, amid rows between Turkey and Russia over Syria.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

$3 bln spent on Akkuyu power plant so far

A total of $3 billion has been spent on the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and work will continue although the required licenses have not been issued yet, said the company chief, adding that some delays are normal in nuclear power plant projects.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Xi Jinping, Obama outline joint vision to combat global climate change

President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama outlined their common vision for a global climate change agreement on Friday, including new steps they will take to deliver on pledges made in 2014 to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.

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