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  1. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

  2. Climate Change: "Far Too Many Leaders Have Refused To Listen", Says Guterres

    11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 09:36

  3. Emergency Fuel Supplies For Gaza Water, Sanitation Are Critically Low: UN

    21 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info GAZA, Palestinian Territory The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/21/2018 - 08:22

  4. Malaysia Escalates Water Tensions With Singapore

    13 Aug 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad this week ramped-up tensions with Singapore over the longstanding treaty between the countries that governs water transfer and pricing. In recent w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2018 - 08:05

  5. Yemen: Port Of Hudaydah is "One Airstrike Away From Unstoppable Cholera Epidemic", Says UN. Then There Were More Airstrikes

    6 Aug 2018- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUDAYDAH, Yemen Updated August 8 Early reports suggest multiple deaths and injuries after Yemen’s largest hospital, Al Thawra, was hit August 2, said Dr. Peter Salama, who is in charge of Emergency Preparedness ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 12:22

  6. UNEP And Google Announce Collaboration On Mapping Water-Related Ecosystems

    18 Jul 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY UN Environment (UNEP) and Google announced a global partnership July 16 that aims to expand what the world knows about the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems. Long term, the partnershi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2018 - 06:40

  7. Saudi Coalition Forces Strike Yemen Cholera Treatment Center

    13 Jun 2018- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Saudi-led Arab coalition forces were behind a June 11 airstrike that hit a newly constructed Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cholera treatment center (CTC) in Abs, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  8. Conflict Closes Libya City's Water Treatment Plant, 125,000 Have No Water Access. Publication Argues The 2011 NATO Invasion Was A Water War

    4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  9. Eastern Africa Floods Death Toll Almost 500. Food Shortages Predicted. Disease Warnings Issued

    29 May 2018- 17:26 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya Business Day Rainfall that has been twice the seasonal average in parts of eastern Africa has claimed almost 500 lives, forced thousands from their homes and damaged crops, raising the spectre of a repea ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  10. Kyrgyzstan Wants UN Action On Uranium Tailings

    22 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY The government of Kyrgizstan has demanded a new United Nations resolution on problems associated from uranium mining tailings. Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Kubatbek Boronov has draw ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  11. Netanyahu, The Water Tech Start-up, Guterres and The Israeli-Georgian Billionaire

    8 May 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli media outlet Haaretz is posing potentially awkward questions in the last 2 weeks about the relationship between “Watergen”, a start-up water technology company, and the country’s Prime ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  12. Water Re-nationalization Is a Trend in EU Nations

    17 Apr 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report DOHA Al Jazeera In 2010, water was officially recognised as a universal human right by the United Nations. However, the European Union has yet to do the same. The management of water has long been in the hands of p ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2018 - 08:45

  13. Ukraine: Donetsk Water Workers Under Gunfire Attack Four Times In March; 345,000 Depend on Beleaguered Filtration Plant; UN Official Described Action as Violation of International Humanitarian Law

    16 Mar 2018- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine As of April 3, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reports that its Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) continued to facilitate safe access for workers to and from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2018 - 06:19

  14. Guterres Launches "International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development"

    22 Mar 2018- 15:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY Climate Change is Adding to The Pressure; Risk of Intensified Disputes and Tensions Between Nations; Quite Simply, Water is a Matter of Life And Death; Call To Action On WASH; Women And Girls Suffe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2018 - 15:39

  15. UN / World Bank High Level Panel Calls For New Water Action Agenda

    15 Mar 2018- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC “Making Every Drop Count: An Agenda for Water Action”, released March 14 as the “outcome report” of a High Level Panel on Water of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor, calls for a fundamental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2018 - 08:07

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