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  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Yemen announced October 23rd that nine people have died of cholera in Aden, and ten others in the city have been diagnosed with the disease.

  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - FUKUSHIMA, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Bags of radiation-contaminated soil could be sinking into the ground at temporary storage sites in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, allowing radioactive water to pool inside them, according to a new study by the country’s Board of Audit.

  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - GUANGZHOU, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Typhoon Haima, which made landfall in south China on October 21st, has damaged dams and water facilities in the city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province.

  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - CHANGUINOLA, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Julia Guardia, executive director of Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN), and an IDAAN team arrived in Bocas del Toro Province on October 19th to verify the condition of the Changuinola water treatment plant.

  • 24 Oct 2016 - 07:03 - GALAȚI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Heavy rains this month have led to flooding in nine counties in Romania, with Galaţi County the hardest hit.

  • 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 - 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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