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  1. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Confirm Position on Hydropower

    26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by Local Press Report ASTANA 24.kg News Construction of new hydropower facilities in the upper reaches of Syrdarya and Amudarya rivers in Central Asia should be implemented in accordance with the international law and with compulsory ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2014 - 10:46

  2. American Standard Announces Plans to Reach 20 Million With Improved Sanitation by 2020

    20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PISCATAWAY, NJ, United States In honor of World Toilet Day on November 19th, American Standard, a US-based manufacturer of plumbing fixtures, announced plans to reach 20 million people worldwide with improved ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2014 - 10:28

  3. Funding Gaps Limit Progress in Achieving Universal Water, Sanitation Access: UN

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Insufficient financing overall, funding gaps in rural areas, weak national capacity, gaps in monitoring, and neglect for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools and health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:17

  4. WFP Scales Back Food Aid for Refugees in Kenya

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The UN World Food Program (WFP) on November 14th announced that due to budget constraints, it was reducing food aid to Somali and South Sudanese refugees living in Kenya by 50 percent. Officials ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 10:47

  5. International Toilet Festival Highlights Sanitation Issues in Asia

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The International Toilet Festival, being held in India this week, will bring together representatives from seven Asian nations-- India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam and Afghanistan- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  6. South Sudanese Refugee Leaders Allege Water Supply Poisoning Following Deaths at Ethiopian Camp

    17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAMBELLA, Ethiopia Two people have died and 70 more have become seriously ill, apparently after drinking contaminated water, in the Kule camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella region. The campis home to almost 200,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2014 - 10:11

  7. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  8. Turkmenistan, Israel Discuss Cooperation

    12 Nov 2014- 10:52 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency The political consultations were held between the Turkmen and Israeli foreign ministries in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said Nov. 11. Tel Aviv’s delegation was headed by the director ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2014 - 10:52

  9. Refugee Influx Aggravates Lebanon’s Environmental Problems: Minister

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency that is made worse by the presence of more than a million Syrian refugees within its borders, according to Lebanese Environment Minister Mohammad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  10. UN Official Calls for More "Hydro-Diplomacy"

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water is an essential component within the global development agenda, with far-reaching implications for peace and security, and so there is a growing need for "water diplomacy" ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  11. Rising Temperatures Will Make It Harder for China to Control Water-Borne Disease: Study

    5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Increasing temperatures brought on by climate change will make it more difficult for China to control the spread of water-borne diseases, despite the country's recent success in improving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2014 - 12:36

  12. Without Urgent Action, Climate Change Will Have Irreversible Impacts on People, Ecosystems: IPCC

    4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark If immediate action is not taken to reduce carbon emissions and arrest climate change, there will be “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems,” according to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2014 - 10:33

  13. Cooperation Between Public, Private Sector Key to Protecting Water Resources Climate Change: ECLAC

    4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Public-private sector cooperation and investment are key to protecting water resources in the face of climate change, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2014 - 10:33

  14. Donors Pledge Nearly $3 Billion to Save Drying Aral Sea

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  15. Tanzanian Government Says It Will Meet MDG Water Access Targets

    31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania will achieve its goal of meeting the MDG targets on water access by 2015, thanks to water projects being carried out under the government’s Big Results Now initiative, Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2014 - 10:49

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