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  1. Hurricanes Aggravate Economic Crisis In Central America; Migration Expected To Rise; Waterborne Disease Risk

    11 Dec 2020- 07:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Back-to-back tropical storms in Honduras, Guatemela, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica in recent weeks, have caused widespread destruction of crops and homes, precipitating the need for ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. World Is "Alarmingly Off-track" To Deliver Sanitation Goals

    28 Nov 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  3. African Finance Ministers Discuss Water And Sanitation Investment

    10 Nov 2020- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has described discussions between health, water and finance ministers as among the most important meetings of the year.  ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  4. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  5. How To Design And Install Rural Solar Powered Water Systems

    13 Aug 2020- 04:28 by Local Press Report North Charleston SC Relief Web UNICEF and Water Mission recently published an innovative reference document that provides detailed instruction for fulfilling internationally-recognized standards for the design and ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:31

  6. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  7. UNICEF Chief Writes To Children Of The World, Cites Climate Change And Conflict Concerns For the Future

    23 Sep 2019- 07:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, has written an open letter to the world’s children. Fore emphas ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:37

  8. Water-borne Disease Expected In Wake Of Cyclone Idai

    26 Mar 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Governments and humanitarian agencies have warned of the risk of water-borne diseases in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The death toll has risen above 750 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2019 - 09:40

  9. UN Leaders Call For Saudis to Lift Yemen Blockade

    4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report GENEVA World Health Organization The partial lifting of the blockade of Yemen’s Red Sea ports by the Saudi-led coalition in recent days is allowing humanitarian organizations to resume the provision of life-saving a ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2017 - 11:36

  10. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  11. Cholera Outbreak Kills Nine, Sickens Nearly 200 in Malawi

    7 Jan 2016- 09:44 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Malawi 24 Cholera has now killed nine people and a number of 191 cases have been recorded in Namanja and Nayuchi health centres in Machinga district in a period of two weeks. According to spokesperson for M ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2016 - 09:44

  12. UNICEF Condemns Attack on Aleppo Water Treatment Plant

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on December 1st condemned last week's bombing of the Al Khafseh water treatment plant in the Syrian city of Aleppo. “In Syria, the rules of war, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:13

  13. American Standard Expands Flush for Good Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa

    20 Nov 2015- 08:35 by Local Press Report PISCATAWAY, NJ PR Newswire Yesterday, on the 14th annual World Toilet Day, American Standard announced an expansion of its Flush For Good initiative aimed at improving the quality of life for more than 20 million p ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2015 - 08:35

  14. Minsk Negotiators Propose Expert Group on Water Supply Payments in Eastern Ukraine

    17 Nov 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) humanitarian and economic coordinators participating in the eastern Ukraine peace negotiations have proposed creating an expert group t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2015 - 10:46

  15. Damaged Water Pipelines Put Heat, Power Supply at Risk in Eastern Ukraine: UNICEF

    13 Nov 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Damaged pipelines in eastern Ukraine threaten not only water supply, but also heat and electricity provision at a time when temperatures in the region are dropping, the United Nations Child ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2015 - 10:27