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21 Jun 2018 description

In the Gaza Strip the coastal aquifer, recharged mainly by rainfall, is the only and most precious water source for more than 2 million people.

Since 2000, due to the high demand, the quantity of extracted groundwater is exceeding the aquifer recharge rate, resulting on a continuous falling in the groundwater level. According to the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), more than 200 million cubic meters were extracted from the aquifer during 2017, three times more than the aquifer can afford, for domestic and agricultural purposes, leading to a severe deterioration of aquifer.

12 Oct 2016 description
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Los hogares de bajos ingresos, principalmente pequeños productores de granos básicos, en por lo menos 40 municipios del Corredor Seco de Guatemala están soportando el deterioro prolongado de su seguridad alimentaria desde 2013 como resultado de sequías prolongadas ocasionadas por el fenómeno de “El Niño”. Como consecuencia de la disminución de lluvias en los meses de mayo a agosto de 2015, el Grupo Humanitario País, calcula que 1.5 millones de familias padecen inseguridad alimentaria y de esta cantidad, 248,000 tienen necesidad de asistencia alimentaria.

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5 entries found
12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Jul 2018 Gruppo di Volontariato Civile

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides volunteering opportunities to support communities in disaster-affected countries outside the EU in better preparing for crisis and responding when disaster strikes. As well as volunteering in the countries affected by disaster through full-time deployment, online volunteering is another way to get involved.

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Jul 2018 Gruppo di Volontariato Civile

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides volunteering opportunities to support communities in disaster-affected countries outside the EU in better preparing for crisis and responding when disaster strikes. As well as volunteering in the countries affected by disaster through full-time deployment, online volunteering is another way to get involved.

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Jul 2018 Gruppo di Volontariato Civile

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides volunteering opportunities to support communities in disaster-affected countries outside the EU in better preparing for crisis and responding when disaster strikes. As well as volunteering in the countries affected by disaster through full-time deployment, online volunteering is another way to get involved.

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Jul 2018 Gruppo di Volontariato Civile

Online EU Aid Volunteer: 2 Translators from English to French GVC Tunisia

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Jul 2018 Gruppo di Volontariato Civile

Online Volunteer: Translator English into Spanish for GVC Lebanon

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides volunteering opportunities to support communities in disaster-affected countries outside the EU in better preparing for crisis and responding when disaster strikes. As well as volunteering in the countries affected by disaster through full-time deployment, online volunteering is another way to get involved.