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  1. New UNDP Report: Pakistan Neglect Threatens Indus Accord

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD NewsX On Wednesday, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) released a new, “Develop­ment Advocate Pakistan”. Last week, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the World Bank Chief Executive Officer ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  2. Minister Reports State Dam Shortages

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report CHIKKAPADASALAGI The Hindu Underlining the need for conserving water, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Minor Irrigation T.B. Jayachandra has said that only around 13 tmcft of water was available in all ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  3. Climate Change, Peru: 20 Dead as Floods Replace Droughts

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Trends Latino Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country’s most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  4. Maharashtra Pollution Board Cuts 40% Water Supply to Taloja Industries for Polluting Kasadi

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report TALOJA Hindustan Times After the pollution board identified that chemical effluents from common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Taloja were polluting the Kasadi river, the Maharashtra Industrial Development ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  5. South Sudan Women Say Fetching Water Exposes Them to Rape

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report YEI Radio Tamazuj Many women in Yei town in South Sudan’s Yei River State are living in fear of being raped or killed while fetching water from water sources that are far away from their area. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  6. Can China Solve Central Asia’s Impending Water Crisis?

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The National Interest China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative has become a major foreign policy priority. The land-based Silk Road Economic Belt aims to expand China’s economic connections and political ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  7. UNDP Report: Water Security is Pakistan's most Critical Development Challenge

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

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2017 - 11:59

  8. World Bank Finances $225million Tanzanian Project

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM Energy Live News The water sector in Tanzania has received a $225 million (£179m) boost. The World Bank is providing the financing, which is expected to bring benefits to up to 1.9 million people in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  9. Illegal Tapping of Cauvery Water Rampant

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Hindu The almost dry bed of River Cauvery and the very meagre storage in the Mettur Dam has in no way deterred the people involved in the illegal tapping of water using motor pump sets for farm ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  10. $500-million Pipeline Project from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times A new day is dawning for the people of Malawi with a multimillion dollar project to pipe water from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe, the capital city. The project is set to stimulate the economy and ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  11. Clean Water Key to Taming Communicable Diseases

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard Kenya has once again found itself in the jaws of drought. Reports so far indicate that the worst affected are the arid and semi-arid areas of Turkana, Pokot, Baringo, Nyandarua and North Eastern ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  12. Additional Restrictions for Cape Town

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eye Witness News The City of Cape Town's Level 3B water restrictions come into effect on Wednesday. Under Level 3B restrictions, the watering of gardens is only allowed on Tuesdays and Saturdays ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  13. Students Return Home for Defecation As There is No Water in School Toilets

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report KAVRE My Republica Asked about the problem of water crisis in the school, teacher Chuda Koirala said the school has a girl-friendly toilet, but students are unable to use it due to the shortage of water. The school ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  14. Australian Funded Water Program Launched

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Islamabad-Australia on Tuesday launched a 15 million Australian dollar water program to boost agriculture and water management in Pakistan. The programme aims to continue longstanding bilateral ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  15. USAID’s 2015 Water Activities Reviewed

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat According to their recent report, Safeguarding the World’s Water the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) invested $499,995,179 in water-related programming in 54 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

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