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  1. New US Spending Bill Includes $365 Million for WASH

    29 Jan 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The $1.1 trillion USD spending bill that US President Barack Obama signed into law in mid-January includes a 20 percent increase in funding for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2014 - 10:09

  2. Infrastructure, Not Drought, Texas’s Biggest Water Issue

    Construction and financing of water infrastructure projects is the biggest issue facing Texas, not the ongoing drought and water-sharing issues with Mexico, according to several experts across Texas. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  3. Obama Reiterates Call for Climate Change Action

    In his first State of the Union Address address since being elected to a second term as president, Barack Obama emphasized the need for the United States to lead the way in taking action on climate change, revisiting one of the themes of his inauguration ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  4. Supporters Lobby U.S. Legislators on Water for the World Act

    27 Mar 2012- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states To mark World Water Day on March 22, supporters from around the world gathered in the U.S. Capitol to lobby legislators to pass the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  5. World Bank-U.S. Government Working Groups Identify WASH Programs for Collaboration

    3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  6. U.S. Water Funding May Get a Reprieve, but Not for Long

    8 Aug 2011- 18:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Washington’s deal that saved Uncle Sam from default does not bode well for international aid, with most overseas programs facing cuts or stagnant growth as the U.S. Congress and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  7. Commitment From Local, National Political Entities Key for WASH Projects

    20 Jun 2011- 14:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  In order for a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project to be successful and sustainable in developing countries, the project’s funder must receive commitment from the local ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  8. World Water Day: U.S.-World Bank Agreement Raises Awareness, But Leaves Out Private Sector, Public Funding Details

    29 Mar 2011- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The new memorandum of understanding for cooperation on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects, signed on World Water Day (March 22) by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clint ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. Groups Lobby U.S. Congress on Water for the World Act of 2011

    29 Mar 2011- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Representatives of groups active in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) marked World Water Advocacy Day on March 23 by lobbying the U.S. Congress in support of the Senator Paul S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  10. U.S. Government, World Bank Sign MoU on Cooperation for World Water Day

    24 Mar 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and World Bank President Robert Zoellick signed a memorandum of understanding on increased cooperation and collaboration on global water, s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  11. All Nations Face Challenges to Ensuring the UN Right to Water, Sanitation

    15 Mar 2011- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states “There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

  12. All Nations Face Challenges to Ensuring the UN Right to Water, Sanitation

    14 Mar 2011- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation Ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

  13. All Nations Face Challenges to Ensuring the UN Right to Water, Sanitation

    10 Mar 2011- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states “There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16