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  1. 237,000 Face Shortages in Central China Drought

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Some 237,000 people in the cities of Shiyan and Yichang, in China’s central Hubei province, are facing drinking water shortages due to ongoing “severe drought,” according to the provincial flood ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  2. Sudanese Health Ministry Declares End of Diarrhea Outbreak in Blue Nile State

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health last Friday declared the country’s Blue Nile State free of watery diarrhea. Undersecretary of the Federal Ministry of Health Issam-Eddin Mohamed Abdallah said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  3. Peruvian President Joins High-Level Panel on Water

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski last week became a member of the High-Level Panel on Water, an initiative of the United Nations and the World Bank tasked with taking action ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  4. Kerch Faces Water Shortages

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Water levels in the reservoir supplying Kerch have dropped to 6.3 million cubic meters-- only enough to meet the city’s needs for another 20 days, Anzor Borlakov, director of regional utility ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  5. Ukraine Paves the Way for $224 Million EIB Investment Program in Donbass

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has laid the groundwork to launch a $224.4 million USD European Investment Bank (EIB)-funded program in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. "At present, the path ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  6. Indus Treaty Becomes a Factor in India-Pakistan Tension

    23 Sep 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Tensions between India and Pakistan have heightened in recent days following a September 18th incident in which an attack on an Indian army installation at the border town of Uri resulted, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:50

  7. Constitutional Crisis as Karnataka Defies Supreme Court’s Cauvery Ruling

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India A special session of the Legislative Council of the Indian State of Karnataka on September 23rd resolved with cross-party support that "in this state of acute distress" the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:28

  8. Obama Directs US Government on Implications of Climate Change

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President President Barack Obama, on 21st September, issued a directive memorandum to heads of the nation’s executive departments and agencies instituting a framework to ensure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:41

  9. Human Toll of Syria War Intensifies as Aleppo Water Station Destroyed

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Airstrikes in war-torn Aleppo on September 22nd destroyed the city’s main water pumping station and killed 20 people according to CNN and other media outlets, including the Aleppo Media Center ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:31

  10. Crisis Looms as Drought Hits Pastoralists in Kenya's Garissa County

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report GARISSA Daily Nation Affected families have appealed to the government and the international community to quickly intervene as drought threatens their lives and those of their animals. Access Climate Development ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:54

  11. Namibia Announced First Water Advisory Council Members

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibian Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa this week announced nine of the 11 members of the country’s first ever Water Advisory Council. The council members appointed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:37

  12. OOSKAnews Voices: Role of Technology in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:39

  13. Global Analysis Assesses Countries' SDG Health Performance

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report SEATTLE WA Exchange Magazine New health estimates mark the end of the MDG era and provide the first independent analysis of performance on health-related SDGs. The aim is to provide a tool for global accountability ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:28

  14. Xianjing Water Tunnels Are Running Dry

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report TURPAN New York Times Although scientists say global warming has shrunk the glaciers that feed the elaborate irrigation system, the more immediate threat is the soaring demand for water from the petroleum drillers ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:51

  15. Azerbaijan to Cremate Dead Bodies Infected with Threatening Illness

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report BAKU APA Azerbaijan is to cremate dead bodies of those infected with threatening illness in order to prevent the infection from spreading through soil, Siyavush Novruzov, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:28

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