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  1. Guatemala Warns That Central American Drought Is Spurring Migration

    5 Oct 2015- 09:50 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY teleSUR On Saturday, Guatemala's Foreign Minister warned the United Nations that as many as 120,000 families are still facing food insecurity due to the drought conditions. He further warned that ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2015 - 09:50

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Sustainable Development Goals: Not Ambitious Enough?

    5 Oct 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2015 - 10:21

  3. Japan’s Abe Announces $1.5 Billion for Syrian and Iraqi Refugees, Peace Efforts

    30 Sep 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on September 29th pledged over $1.5 billion USD in aid for refugees from Syria and Iraq and for peace-building in the Middle East and Africa. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2015 - 10:36

  4. Kyrgyzstan Faces Shortages Despite Abundant Water Resources

    29 Sep 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY 24.kg News Agency "Despite the abundance of water resources, Kyrgyzstan is facing shortage of drinking water, which is primarily connected with inadequate infrastructure," the Minister of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2015 - 08:48

  5. Uzbekistan Proposes UN-Administered Trust Fund for Aral Sea

    29 Sep 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Trend News Agency Given the planetary nature of the Aral Sea disaster, it is necessary to expand the joint activities and form targeted financial mechanisms for this purpose, Uzbekistan’s Foreign ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2015 - 08:46

  6. Separatists Order Humanitarian Aid Groups Out of Luhansk

    28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine International humanitarian groups, as well as the Ukrainian and US governments, have criticized pro-Russian separatists for ejecting international aid organizations from Ukraine’s Luhansk region ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2015 - 10:12

  7. Tackling Water Challenges an "Urgent Task:" UN Deputy Chief

    28 Sep 2015- 09:05 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY UN News Center Speaking at a meeting of the Friends of Water Steering Committee on Sunday, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson urged swift action on the newly-adopted Global Goals ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2015 - 09:05

  8. Syrian Refugee Crisis Has Catastrophic Effects in Lebanon: Foreign Minister

    28 Sep 2015- 08:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Ya Libnan Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil at a meeting last week in New York warned that the Syrian refugee crisis has had very harmful effects on Lebanon’s security and economy. Conflict ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2015 - 08:55

  9. 10 Million Iraqis Could Require Humanitarian Assistance by End of 2015: UN

    28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Up to 10 million Iraqis will require some form of humanitarian assistance by the end of this year, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric warned last week. He said some 3.2 million people ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2015 - 10:12

  10. UN to Adopt Sustainable Development Goals

    25 Sep 2015- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations today (September 25) began a three-day meeting during which the body is expected to formally adopt a new global sustainable development agenda. One hundred ninety ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2015 - 11:19

  11. Cambodia Urged to Sign UN Water Pact

    24 Sep 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times Environmental groups on Tuesday urged the government to seek greater legal clarity among the Mekong River countries about how they should share its resources. They want the government to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2015 - 08:28

  12. UN Experts Assess Water Quality in Argentine Rivers Following Cyanide Spill

    21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A team of UN experts is analyzing water samples from the Jachal, Las Taguas and Blanco rivers in Argentina’s San Juan province this week to check for contamination in the wake of a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 10:02

  13. US Announces $89 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Yemen

    18 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States on September 16th announced another $89 million USD in humanitarian aid to help those affected by the ongoing conflict in Yemen. The funds will be used to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2015 - 10:06

  14. Drought Deals Serious Blow to Honduras' Milk Production

    11 Sep 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras could lose about 800,000 liters of milk per day-- 40 percent of its milk production-- as a result of ongoing drought, according to Anabel Gallardo, president of the Honduran ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2015 - 10:38

  15. Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Water Bottling Facility in Yemen; More Than 30 Killed

    31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Airstrikes carried out early Sunday (August 30th) by a Saudi-led Arab military coalition targeted a water bottling facility in northern Yemen’s Hajja province, killing over 30 people-- at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2015 - 10:23

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