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  1. Thousands Displaced By Flooding In Nigeria Conflict Zone

    4 Nov 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Xinhuanet Some 35,000 people were affected by flooding in a conflict-torn part of northeast Nigeria, and more than half of them were displaced, a UN spokesman said on Friday. "Our humanitarian colle ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:21

  2. Yemen Conflict: Fuel Price Escalation Exacerbates Deadly Water Crisis

    30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:33

  3. UNGA Delegates Address Agriculture, Food Security And Nutrition

    12 Oct 2019- 11:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:10

  4. Guterres' Climate Change Message To The World

    9 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a 3 October opinion article distributed by more than 170 news outlets, Unite Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed his concerns over the threats posed by climate ch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 10:02

  5. Water Supply For Billions At Risk: IPCC Report On Oceans And Cryosphere

    29 Sep 2019- 04:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Contemporaneous with the UN Climate Change Summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its special report on the state of oceans and cryosphere 24 September. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:33

  6. Greta Thunberg: "How Dare You?"

    25 Sep 2019- 07:00 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY You Tube Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders Monday, Sep. 23, for failing younger generations by not taking sufficient steps to stop climate change. "You have stolen my ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:46

  7. Invest In Land Restoration For Peace And Security

    7 Sep 2019- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat New Delhi, India Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, according to Ibrahim Thiaw, Executi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:39

  8. "Fierce" Meeting; "Watered-Down Communique"; Drowning Pacific Islands; Australia Intransigence Blamed

    20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu A statement of the Pacific Islands Forum on the climate crisis and global warming, issued August 16, fell short of being the compelling global call to action that many island nations desired. Fi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:47

  9. "Water Diplomacy Talks"- Professor Asit Biswas

    14 Aug 2019- 08:06 by Staff- Water Diplomat GLASGOW, Scotland Professor Asit K. Biswas, one of the world’s leading authorities on water, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio inte ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/09/2019 - 08:51

  10. 500 Million Threatened By Desertification

    12 Aug 2019- 01:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new special report on climate change and land use August 8, part of a series of such examinations authorized by the United Nati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:40

  11. Blue Peace Bulletin- "Protection Of Water: Local Solutions"

    28 Jul 2019- 09:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:49

  12. Rainy Season Will Exacerbate Cholera Crisis In Conflict-torn Yemen

    8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, inclu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:36

  13. "Water Diplomacy Talks"- Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace; "We Are All Water Diplomats"!

    19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHLPWP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview.   The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 07:32

  14. Major Cholera Spike Feared in Yemen As Agencies Struggle To Reach Infected People

    19 Apr 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Aid agencies in Yemen reported this week that they are unable to reach at least 40,000 people that are suspected to have cholera. Citing continued fighting, checkpoint and permit restric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2019 - 09:35

  15. Poor Sanitation Holds Back Progress To Improve Sub-Sahara Housing Conditions

    1 Apr 2019- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research indicates that “improved” housing in sub-Sahan Africa has doubled between 2000 and 2015, with 23 percent of households having “improved water and sanitation, sufficient livin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 06:55

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