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  1. Ukrainian Capital to Start New Water Treatment Program

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Kyiv authorities are preparing a new project to improve tap water quality in the city, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said on November 8th. “We are not only going to consider environmental problems ...

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

  2. Nigerian Government Approves World Bank Loan for Irrigation, Water Supply

    6 Nov 2014- 10:51 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a plan to borrow a total of $945 million from the World Bank to finance irrigation systems and flood control projects in Oyo State and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2014 - 10:51

  3. 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

  4. World Bank Lends Uzbekistan $441 Million

    31 Oct 2014- 10:46 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency The WB regional director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha and the Uzbek First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Rustam Azimov signed two loan agreements worth $ 414 million. The ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2014 - 10:46

  5. Global Financial Downturn Hampered Water Utility Development: World Bank

    24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Utilities providing wastewater services, especially those operating in poor urban areas, were negatively affected by the financial crises of 2008 and 2010, according to a new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2014 - 11:29

  6. World Bank Allocates $300 Million to Azerbaijan

    23 Oct 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report BAKU APA Today, Azerbaijan and the World Bank have signed three new loan agreements with the total amount of $300 mln for modernization of justice services, improvement of infrastructure services for rural ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2014 - 10:38

  7. Fewer People in Kyrgyzstan Have Access to Safe Drinking Water

    23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The number of people in Kyrgyzstan who have access to clean drinking water has dropped in recent years because of the breakdown of outdated water supply systems, the Parliament’s Committee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2014 - 10:42

  8. Saltillo Activists Call for Suspension of Fracking Activities in Mexico’s Coahuila State

    21 Oct 2014- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico Activists from the Mexican city of Saltillo last week demanded that the Coahuila state government suspend all promotion and activity related to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract ...

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

  9. World Bank, Netherlands Sign MoU on Global Water Issues

    14 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States On the sidelines of the World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington last week, the bank and the Netherlands government signed a Memorandum of Understanding to bring Dutch expertise ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2014 - 10:24

  10. GEF Authorizes $39.52 Million for Coastal Basin Management in Mexico

    14 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the World Bank, has authorized $39.52 million USD to promote comprehensive management of 16 priority coastal basins in Mexico. The project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2014 - 10:24

  11. Serbia, World Bank Sign Flood Emergency Plan

    13 Oct 2014- 10:28 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank Minister of Finance of Serbia, Dušan Vujović, and World Bank Country Director for South East Europe, Ellen Goldstein, yesterday signed a loan agreement in the amount of EURO227.5 million ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2014 - 10:28

  12. Decision Scaling Approach Includes Ecosystems at Start of Project

    13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States Using decision scaling-- an approach that identifies key ecological and hydrological vulnerabilities ecosystems face with regard to future climate shifts-- provides the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2014 - 10:45

  13. World Bank Pledges $50 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on October 9th pledged to provide $50 million USD for water and sanitation initiative in Haiti that will reach some 2 million people living in cholera hot spots. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  14. Environmental Lobby Calls for Cancellation of Lagos Water Privatization Plan

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria An environmental lobby group in Nigeria is calling for cancellation of the planned partnership between the Lagos State government and the World Bank to privatize water supply services. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  15. Rights Group Calls for WASH Focus During Haiti Donors Conference

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank, international donors and the Haitian government were urged to include an emphasis on WASH in schools during a donors’ conference in Washington, DC this week aimed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

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