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  • 15 Feb 2017 - 10:30 - LANCASTER, PA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

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

  • 6 Feb 2017 - 10:26 - 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.

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Vietnam has announced moves to ensure water resource security amid climate change.

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - AVDIIVKA, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Na

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - BEIRUT, Lebanon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline.

  • 2 Feb 2017 - 11:59 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The latest issue of “Development Advocate Pakistan”, a United Nations Development Program report, describes water associated problems as among the key challenges faced by the country.

  • 31 Jan 2017 - 13:01 - AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    UN-Water, a coagulation of United Nations agencies, has declared that World Water Day (22nd March, 2017) is “all about wastewater, and how we should be reducing and reusing it rather than letting i

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - OOSKAnews Correspondent

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

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - WASHINGTON, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Afghanistani provincial governors have accused the government of Iran of conspiring with Afghan Taliban leadership to target Afghan water projects.

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - BANGKOK, Thailand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Thai government ministry has announced plans to levy a fee for wastewater treatment from visiting tourists to help fund new treatment facilities.

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - DAMASCUS, Syria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Syrian army has regained control of the Ain el-Fijeh spring and pumping facility under a deal struck with rebel forces involving an agreement for withdrawal.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - New York, NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not received regular humani

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - New York, NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - Bangkok, Thailand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Thailand Prime Minister General Pravut Chan-o-cha has urged government agencies to reduce their water usage 10 percent.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - Washington, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United States President Donald J. Trump has, among other assets, a “luxury” bottled water product. The President’s nominee for administrator of the United States Environmental Agency (USEPA), Scott Pruitt, facing a confirmation hearing last week with US lawmakers, was confronted during the hearing with a bottle of Trump Water.

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:18 - BANGKOK - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Bangkok Post report

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:31 - DAMASCUS - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Press TV reports that the United Nations has warned that water shortage poses a serious threat to children in the Syrian capital of Damascus as a consequence of the recent cuts by the Damascus Water Authority. “There is a major concern about the risk of waterborne diseases among children,” the spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Christophe Boulierac, said on Friday. (PressTV)

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:17 - CHENNAI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Indian Express reports that on December 9, the ap

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:51 - DELHI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water supply in north, north-west and central Delhi was affected due to high ammonia levels in the raw water supply on Sunday. Operations had to be suspended in Chandrawal and Wazirabad treatment plants, which supply water to the affected areas.

    By evening, however, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials said that the water supply will be restored by Monday morning (The Hindu).

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:16 - DAMASCUS, Syria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Middle East Eye reports that air strikes escalated on Sunday in a reb

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