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Statement of support by 171 UN Member States, Non-Member Observer States, and Observers to the UN Secretary-General's appeal for a global ceasefire amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Initiative launched by Bangladesh, Ecuador, Egypt, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Oman, Senegal, Slovenia and Sweden We strongly support the appeal by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres...

Oman

Seminar reviews lessons learned from cyclones

The fourth seminar on “Tropical Cyclones and Flash Floods; Ten Years after Gonu and Phet: The Learned Lessons,” started at the Diplomatic Club on Monday. The seminar is organised by Oman Water...

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Oman

Media hailed for coverage during Cyclone Mekunu

Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour al Hasani, Minister of Information, on Wednesday met editors-in-chief of local newspapers and DGs of the private radio and TV stations. During the meeting, the minister...

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Oman

NMHEWS End of Chapala Direct Impacts

Muscat, Nov 2 (ONA) --- The Internal Committee for the Management of Adverse Climate Conditions headed by Dr. Mohammed bin Nasser al-Za’abi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Authority for...

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Djibouti + 2 more

Oman sends medical aid to Djibouti

The Sultanate of Oman has sent humanitarian aid to for the drought-hit people of Djibouti. The aid items included 42 tonnes of medicines, two ambulances, 20 tonnes of medical equipments, including...

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Oman

Rains claim 11 lives

The effect of the low pressure system continued yesterday causing moderate to heavy rains and overflowing of wadis. The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA), confirming overnight thundery...

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Oman

Minister reviews damages caused by rains in Shinas

Ahmed bin Abdullah al Shuhi, Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, yesterday visited the Wilayat of Shinas in North Al Batinah Governorate. The minister was accompanied by Hamad...

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Oman

$2m aid to UNESCO

The Sultanate has contributed $2 million to the Unesco’s Emergency Fund. Dr Samirah bint Mohammed al Moosa, the Sultanate’s Permanent Delegate to the Unesco, handed over a cheque of $2 million to...

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Oman

Sur to get flood protection dam

A major flood protection project will be constructed in Sur to prevent a repeat of the death and devastation caused by flood events of recent years, including the tropical storms of 2007 and 2010...

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Oman

Warning system under development

Oman’s Tsunami Early Warning System, decreed by His Majesty following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, is under development, and is likely to be operational only next year, says Dr Issa el Hussein,...

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Somalia + 1 more

Oman sends aid to Somalia

The Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO) yesterday dispatched a private ship with Omani aid onboard for the displaced and famine-hit people in Somalia. The ship is carrying aid amounted to more than...

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Libya + 1 more

Libyans get Omani relief material

The Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO) announced that the Omani relief team has completed the task of distributing five batches of aid meant for the Libyan people. A source at the OCO stated that the...

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Libya + 1 more

Aid sent to Libya

The Omani Relief Team yesterday distributed the fourth batch of Omani aid to the Libyan people in Al Jabal al Gharbi area. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO) said...

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Somalia + 1 more

Sultanate’s relief to Somalia today

As per the Royal directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Omani Charitable Organisation (OCO) will start from today dispatching Omani relief aid to those affected in Somalia through an air strip...

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Yemen + 2 more

Oman responds to relief appeal

The relief team of Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO) continues transporting and delivering Omani relief assistance to the displaced people in Abyan province of Yemen for the third day running...

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Yemen + 2 more

On His Majesty’s orders - Humanitarian aid for Yemen

In response to the Royal directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Sultanate, represented by Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO), has sent a consignment of Omani aid to those who flee Abyan, Lahj...

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Somalia + 2 more

Sultanate sends relief to Somalia

On the orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Oman Charitable Organisation (OCO) will send next week relief aid to all stricken areas in Somalia. Ali bin Ibrahim Shanoon al Raisi, CEO of OCO, said that...

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Libya + 2 more

600 tonnes relief material to Libya

The first batch of Omani relief supplies has been distributed to Libyan refugees in Tunisia and those in the western mountain inside Libya. The Oman Charitable Organisation’s (OCO)Executive Chairman...

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Yemen

Aid distribution begins

With the Holy Month of Ramadhan just around the corner, the Omani Authority for Charitable Work yesterday embarked on distribution of food packages in the Al Muhra Governorate of Yemen as part of its...

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