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  1. Water Pipeline Between Israeli Settlements Will Disrupt Palestinian Farmers

    14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/14/2018 - 09:34

  2. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  3. Groundwater Extraction, Dam Construction, Droughts Causing Tehran To Sink

    12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoF ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:36

  4. Kuwait Development Fund Supports $122 Million USD Sinai Desal Project

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report SHARM EL-SHEIKH Ahram Online Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed two agreements on Saturday to establish an EGP 1.4 billion water system in Bahr Al-Bakr and to finance four desalination p ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  5. South Africa Water Minister Ignored Financial Mismanagement Warnings

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Politics Web The Department of Water and Sanitation's internal audit committee had given its former minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, detailed quarterly reports about serious financial mismanagement in ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  6. Illegal Ghana Mining Hits Water Bodies

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report TAKORADI GhanaWeb Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Dapaah has argued that the extent of damage caused by the operations of illegal mining, popularly known as 'Galamsey' can never ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  7. Zambia Benefits From China Mega Dam Completion

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Xinhuanet China's Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation (AFECC) handed over a mega water dam with a storage capacity of 61 million cubic meters to the Zambian government on Thursday. Zambian Pr ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  8. Veolia Exec Fauchon Is WWC Prez Again

    6 Dec 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2018 - 07:59

  9. WaterAid Calls For COP Recognition Of WASH As Part Of Climate Change Adaptation

    6 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 10:02

  10. KfW Supports $12.3 Million USD Uganda WASH Project

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report LIRA New Vision The Ministry of Water and Environment with support from the German government-owned development bank KfW on Thursday launched a new phase III of water and sanitation project worth sh46b for refugee h ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  11. Sardinia Arrest Over Terrorist Drinking Water Poison Plot

    6 Dec 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAGLIARI, Italy Italian anti-terrorism police have arrested a Palestinian man in Sardinia with links to the Islamic State group on suspicion that he was planning to poison water supply with ricin and anthrax in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 09:24

  12. Partnership To Secure Africa Water Security Through Transboundary Infrastructure Projects

    6 Dec 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobiliza ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 09:30

  13. PPP Improves Urban Water Supply In Self-declared State Of Somaliland

    4 Dec 2018- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Info TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland An EU-funded UNICEF project to address water scarcity issues in four towns, affecting 800,000 people in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, was inaugurated December 2. The Improving Urba ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/06/2018 - 11:14

  14. Increased World Bank Commitment Gives Equal Emphasis To Climate Adaptation, Mitigation

    4 Dec 2018- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States As the world’s governments meet in Katowice, Poland for COP24, The World Bank Group has announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025 with a key priority described by the Ban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 16:54

  15. Cities In Emerging Markets Have Potential To Attract $30 Trillion USD In Climate-related Investment

    4 Dec 2018- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the Internatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:03

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