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World - Region
9/18/2023 12:36:00 PM
Experts had long said that floods posed a significant danger to two dams meant to protect nearly 90,000 people in the northeast of Libya. They repeatedly called for immediate maintenance to the two structures, located just uphill from the coastal city of Derna. But successive governments in the chaos-stricken North African nation did not react.

World - Region
9/16/2023 8:54:04 PM
Two dams that burst in a hurricane-strength storm, unleashing a wall of water that killed thousands in the Libyan port of Derna, had been cracked since 1998, an official said.

World - Region
9/16/2023 2:39:12 PM
Libyan authorities have opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city as rescue teams searched for bodies on Saturday, nearly a week after the deluge killed more than 11,000 people.

World - Region
9/14/2023 1:10:00 PM
The wall of water several stories high smashed into apartment buildings, drowning entire families in minutes.

World - Region
9/13/2023 12:55:35 PM
Rescuers have found more than 2,000 bodies as of Wednesday in the wreckage of a Libyan city where floodwaters broke dams and washed away neighborhoods. Officials fear the death toll could exceed 5,000 in the nation made vulnerable by years of turmoil and neglect.

World - Region
9/13/2023 10:04:06 AM
Emergency workers uncovered more than 1,500 bodies in the wreckage of Libya’s eastern city of Derna on Tuesday, and it was feared the toll could surpass 5,000 after floodwaters smashed through dams and washed away entire neighbourhoods of the city.

World - International
3/20/2023 2:59:29 PM
With half the world experiencing water scarcity for at least part of the year, the huge dams being built by some countries to boost their power supplies while their neighbours go parched are a growing source of potential conflict.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
2/16/2022 5:24:03 PM
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati reiterated on Tuesday that Egypt supports development in Africa and is not against the construction of dams, including Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/26/2021 10:00:00 AM
Egypt’s involvement in the construction of a massive dam in Tanzania sets a benchmark for cooperation on the continent of Africa

Egypt - Politics
7/10/2021 4:54:22 PM
Abdel-Aati added that his ministry identifies the rainfall areas via satellites and how water would move towards the dams so as to make the best use of each drop of water

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/7/2021 10:00:00 AM
Egypt has been steadily upgrading its relations with South Sudan in a range of fields from agriculture and irrigation to construction and security cooperation

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2021 10:08:30 PM
The Egyptian statement comes one day after the Ethiopian PM said his country will build over 100 small and medium dams in various regional states in the coming new fiscal year

World - Africa
5/11/2021 5:09:11 PM
A prolonged dry season has reduced water levels at hydropower dams in both countries that in some cases could take months to resolve

World - International
3/23/2021 11:57:41 AM
India has defended the construction of its Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai dams, saying they are allowed by the Indus Water Treaty brokered by the World Bank

World - Region
8/27/2020 12:59:50 PM
Nowhere is the effect on the country more palpable than in Basra, Iraq's only coastal province

World - Africa
5/6/2020 2:05:30 PM

Egypt - Politics
10/4/2019 11:45:58 AM

Egypt - Politics
9/14/2019 5:45:00 PM

World - Region
8/19/2019 12:17:27 PM

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2019 10:17:07 PM

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