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  • 27 May 2016 - 11:30 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Japanese government is providing $13.64 million USD to support international organizations working to restore the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of war-torn eastern Ukraine.

  • 27 May 2016 - 11:13 - KHARTOUM, Sudan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project has become a "reality," and "no matter what happens, things will not change," the country’s communications minister, Getachew Reda, said this week.

  • 27 May 2016 - 11:43 - BAGHDAD, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Civilians in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, which has been under the control of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group for over two years, are at extreme risk, United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq Lise Grande warned this week.

  • 27 May 2016 - 10:55 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th.

  • 27 May 2016 - 10:11 - SINGAPORE - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The concept of “water resilience” appears everywhere from the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction to national and city policy statements.

    Senior Research Fellow Olivia Jensen, who spoke at a recent forum at the Institute of Water Policy in Singapore, analyzed the water industry in London, Rotterdam and Singapore to determine how the goal of resilience translated into policy instruments, the extent to which governance mode influences policy design, and whether certain governance modes are better suited to effective resilience policy design.

  • 27 May 2016 - 10:12 - BELAGAVI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Karnataka government is reporting a cholera outbreak in the Belagavi district in the northern part of the state.

  • 27 May 2016 - 10:12 - BOTOȘANI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    During its latest meeting, the General Assembly of the Asociația de Dezvoltare Intercomunitară (ADI) Aqua Master, a regional grouping in Romania’s Botoșani County that was formed to allow small towns and communes there to access European Union funding, has approved a review of the county master plan for water and sewage services.

  • 27 May 2016 - 10:12 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews will not be publishing Daily Water Briefing on Monday, May 30, 2016 due to the Memorial Day holiday in the United States.

  • 26 May 2016 - 11:19 - PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are supporting the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population in carrying out a cholera vaccination campaign that aims to reach 400,000 people in the country this year, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) announced this week.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:48 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    International humanitarian relief organization the Red Cross is now delivering essential aid, including water, food, health kits and shelter, to conflict-affected people in Yemen.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:21 - BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Bishkek Inter-District Court on May 25th issued a new ruling against the Kumtor Operating Company, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, for environmental violations at its mine in the Issyk-Kul region. The court fined Kumtor $98 million USD for failing to pay the appropriate fees for dumping its waste rock.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:21 - FUKUSHIMA, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said this week that its plan to decrease groundwater contamination by freezing soil around the plant has hit a snag.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:21 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) is continuing its campaign of water disconnections for defaulting customers in the David district of Chiriquí province next week, with cuts planned on May 30th in Doleguita, San Mateo, Nuevo Vedado, Urbanización San Antonio, Loma Linda, Victoriano Lorenzo, Urbanización La Riviera, El Retiro, David Centro, Barriada San José, Barriada La Florida, Villa Galo y Villa del Carmen.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:21 - GIURGIU, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In its last meeting before the local elections, the Giurgiu County Council approved the county master plan for water and sewage infrastructure, including the list of priority investments for 2014-2020.

  • 26 May 2016 - 10:21 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India on May 24th signed a $100 million USD loan agreement with the World Bank to support a project to provide piped water supply to urban areas in the southern state of Karnataka.

  • 25 May 2016 - 11:30 - ANN ARBOR, MI, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Although the prevalence of cholera in Haiti has been falling since the epidemic began five years ago, a host of “hidden sicknesses” are impeding efforts to eliminate the disease from the island, according to a study published this week in the journal Risk Management and Healthcare Policy.

  • 25 May 2016 - 10:18 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The moratorium on bauxite mining in Kuantan, in Malaysia’s Pahang state, may again be extended until stakeholders are able to meet all conditions set by the government, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Junaidi Jaafar warned this week.

  • 25 May 2016 - 10:00 - DODOMA, Tanzania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cholera cases in Tanzania have declined by 49 percent, Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Ummy Mwalimu said this week.

  • 25 May 2016 - 10:01 - MASERU, Lesotho - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Breakdowns of water pumps and electricity outages, along with poor urban planning, are responsible for the water crisis in Lesotho’s cities, according to Mamate Makhaola, acting CEO of the country’s Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO).

  • 25 May 2016 - 10:01 - JAMMU, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents staged a massive demonstration outside the Public Health Engineering (PHE) headquarters in the city of Jammu on May 23rd to protest erratic drinking water supply.

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