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  1. Climate Change Increases Risk of War: Study

    27 Jul 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report POTSDAM The Independent Heatwaves, droughts and other severe weather events are increasing the risk of wars breaking out across the world, scientists say they have proved. Dr. Carl Schleussner, of the Potsdam ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:30

  2. Jordan Seeks $158 Million From Europe for Water Projects in Irbid

    27 Jul 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report AMMAN Zawya Jordan is working to secure 144 million euros in European financing to improve sanitation and access to water in Irbid, Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury announced on Monday. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:32

  3. Czech Republic Plans to Expand Aid to Drought-Hit Farmers

    27 Jul 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Fresh Plaza The Ministry of Agriculture plans to add another 600 million crowns (22.20 million Euro) to the fund to compensate farmers and growers affected by drought. Overall, such compensations would reach ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:33

  4. Olympics Will Not Bring Promised Environmental Gains for Rio: Auditor

    27 Jul 2016- 09:35 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Reuters Brazil's top government finance and spending regulator is expected to report in the coming months that Rio de Janeiro will receive almost none of the environmental benefits promised by ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:35

  5. Coca-Cola Faces Accusations of Water Pollution in India's Kerala State

    27 Jul 2016- 09:23 by Local Press Report THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Economic Times On June 9, Meenakshipuram police station in Kerala's Palakkad district registered a case against Hindustan Coca Cola (HCCBL) for wilfully polluting water sources near its ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:23

  6. Water Contamination Drives Up Costs, Makes Safe Water Scarcer: Study

    27 Jul 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Reuters Contamination as people and agriculture crowd around water sources has hiked the cost of water treatment by 50 percent in some major cities, a study said on Monday, making it harder to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:24

  7. OECD Launches Global Coalition for Good Water Governance

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is seeking international, national, basin and local stakeholders to join a new Global Coalition for Good Water Governance. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  8. New Delhi, NEERI Sign Agreement to Build 12 Sewage Treatment Plants

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on July 21st signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  9. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  10. Freshwater From Turkey Flows to Nicosia

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  11. Crimean Farmers Lose $216 Million Per Year Due to Damaged Irrigation Systems

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean farmers are facing annual losses of some $216 million USD due to damaged or destroyed irrigation systems, according to Andrei Grigorensko, agriculture minister in the self-styled ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  12. Damaged Water Pipeline, Wastewater Infrastructure Threaten Rivers in Eastern Ukraine

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  13. Tender Issued for Russia's Nerungri Water Modernization Project

    26 Jul 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report NERUNGRI European Bank for Reconstruction and Development PJSC “Nerungri City Vodokanal” hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:41

  14. 30,000 Mafraq Residents to Be Connected to Sewage Network

    26 Jul 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times Work will begin in October on a project to connect 30,000 residents of Mafraq to a sewage network, according to the Ministry of Water.The ministry has floated the project’s tender and the main ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:44

  15. Tajikistan, UN-DESA Host High-Level Symposium on Sustainable Water Management

    26 Jul 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times The government of Tajikistan and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) have co-organized a high-level symposium on sustainable management of water, which is ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:46

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