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  • 21 Oct 2016 - 08:53 - BAGHDAD, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Internation Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has this week reached Al Houd, south of Mosul, and delivered clean water to people affected by the conflict in the region.

  • 21 Oct 2016 - 08:53 - EDINBURGH, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria this week welcomed an offer by US Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump to be a “mediator or arbitrator”

  • 21 Oct 2016 - 08:53 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The extent of the cholera problem in Haiti in the aftermath of this month’s Hurricane Matthew may be underreported, according to David Nabarro, special advisor to the United Nations Secretary Gener

  • 21 Oct 2016 - 08:53 - BRASILIA, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Brazilian prosecutors have charged 21 mining executives with manslaughter  and environmental crimes associated with last year’s Samarco mine dam burst that killed 19 people.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - MBALE, Uganda - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A UN report this week urged the reforestation of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s iconic, and highest mountain.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - LIMA, Peru - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Local and foreign investment in infrastructure, health, education and sanitation are necessary for Peru to modernize, maintain growth, and join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said this week.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - SIMERFOPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Crimean officials have announced plans to use treated sewage to irrigate agricultural lands.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Namibia will appoint water marshals at public institutions to detect and repair leaks and provide support for the newly announced national water-saving campaign, according to acting Permanent Secretary at the Agriculture Ministry Sophia Kasheeta.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - CHANGUINOLA, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) this week warned customers that operations have once again been interrupted at the Changuinola Water Treatment Plant.

  • 20 Oct 2016 - 06:52 - CHISINAU, Moldova - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Seventy-five percent of Moldovans will have access to drinking water networks by 2025, under a $563.45 million USD national program that runs from 2016 to 2025.

  • 19 Oct 2016 - 11:32 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested urgent support from the international donor community to contain the spread of acute diarrhea and cholera in Yemen.

  • 19 Oct 2016 - 11:32 - MOSCOW, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Russian state media outlet Pravda this week attacked United States intentions to prohibit Syria from production of chlorine and other toxic chemicals (to restrict alleged production of chemical wea

  • 19 Oct 2016 - 11:32 - BANGALORE, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Indian state of Karnataka’s government said on October 19th that it would abide by the nation’s Supreme Court directive to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to downstream state Tamil Nadu.

  • 19 Oct 2016 - 11:32 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Human rights NGOs have intensified pressure on the government of Nicaragua to ditch plans for a controversial inter-oceanic canal, while speculation continues that the project’s investors may withd

  • 19 Oct 2016 - 05:55 - CORVALLIS, OR, UNITED STATES - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - BOTOȘANI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Communes and villages in Romania’s Botoşani County are struggling with bureaucracy that officials say is preventing them from accessing European Union funds for water projects.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Kenya’s controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel will proceed as planned, despite calls from the political opposition leader to cancel the project, Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) CEO Malaquen Milgo said on October 14th.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - CHISINAU, Moldova - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Apă-Canal Chisinau, the water utility serving the Moldovan capital, is negotiating with a local commercial bank for funding to modernize and expand the city’s water and sewage infrastructure, according to Apă-Canal Chisinau Manager Veronica Herța.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Zimbabwe fully supports installation of pre-paid water meters, according to Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - SANTIAGO, Chile - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Chile's environmental regulator, SMA, on October 13th announced plans to bring nine charges against Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres copper mine in the Coquimbo Region for failing to comply with its environmental permit.


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