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  1. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  2. Turkey-backed Forces Again Cut Off Water Supply in Northern Syria, Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies

    30 Mar 2020- 06:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Turkish-backed armed forces cut off the water supply of up to 460,000 Syrians in March, exacerbating a perilous humanitarian situation in the East of the country. Much of the population is alread ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:50

  3. Coronavirus: Some US Water Utilities Suspend Supply Shutoffs To Residents Who Haven't Paid Bills

    17 Mar 2020- 14:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New shutoffs for non-payment of bills have been suspended in over 100 US municipal water systems and utilities in eight states in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is in resp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2020 - 14:22

  4. Access To Clean Water For Hand-washing Is Crucial In Coronavirus Containment

    15 Mar 2020- 10:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat New York, United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) is not a water-borne disease but lack of access to clean water, sanitation and good hygiene can hamper containment efforts, as handwashing and handwashing with soap ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:57

  5. Grim Working Conditions Of Millions Of Developing World Sanitation Workers

    30 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new report authored by the International Labour Organisation, WaterAid, World Bank and World Health Organisation focuses on the well being of sanitation workers; their safety, health ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:25

  6. Water Infrastructure Attacked In Turkey Invasion Of Syria

    23 Oct 2019- 10:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria UNICEF reports that water supply to Al-Hasakeh, Syria, partially restarted 21 October after repairs to the electric power supply at the Allouk (Alok) water pumping station. The facility had been ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:34

  7. Turkey Invasion Of Syria: Damage To Water Infrastructure And Risk Of Water-borne Disease

    16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased mili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2019 - 05:56

  8. Cyclone Idai: Mass Cholera Vaccination Campaign, Aid For Farmers In Mozambique

    9 Apr 2019- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Since Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique on 14 March, severely damaging water systems, hundreds of thousands of people have been living in temporary settlements without access to safe water and sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 06:07

  9. More Than 97 Percent Of Gaza's Water Does Not Meet WHO Quality Standards

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:07

  10. New Device Simplifies Measurement Of Fluoride Contamination In Water

    13 Feb 2019- 06:05 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed a device that can accurately measure fluoride concentrations using only a few drops of water. The importance of the device is ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/13/2019 - 06:05

  11. Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

    7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Saha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2019 - 07:29

  12. Stagnant Water Is Vector As 120 Test Positive For Zika In Rajasthan Outbreak

    23 Oct 2018- 06:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAIPUR, India "Till now, 120 people have been tested positive for Zika virus in the state, 105 of them have been treated," Rajasthan's Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf told media October 22. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2018 - 06:33

  13. Zimbabwe Needs $2.5 Billion USD Investment In Infrastructure To Combat Water-Borne Diseases

    20 Oct 2018- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town cle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2018 - 09:33

  14. Harare To Seek Chinese Capital For Water Infrastructure In Wake Of Cholera Outbreak

    16 Oct 2018- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s capital Harare is to seek a new $280 Million USD loan from Chinese investors for improvement of the city’s water networks in the wake of a cholera outbreak that has killed 54 and ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2018 - 09:47

  15. Zimbabwe: Cholera Vaccination Campaign Launched As Death-Toll Rises

    7 Oct 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners last week announced support for the government of Zimbabwe in launch of an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign to protect 1.4 million people ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 10:58

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