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  1. Bangladesh To Seek Chinese Support For Teesta River Restoration Project

    11 Aug 2020- 10:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Ministry of Water Resources is set to seek funding for an estimated $985 Million USD to implement a “Teesta River Comprehensive Management and Restoration Project”, possibly with s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  2. Bangladesh Faces "Worst Flood In A Decade"

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report DHAKA Al Jazeera A third of Bangladesh is underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. Almost four million people have also been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia. "This is going ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  3. "Cocktail Of Pharmaceuticals" Identified In Bangladesh Water Sources

    27 Apr 2020- 09:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA University at Buffalo In spring of 2019, researchers set out to investigate what chemicals could be found in the waters of Bangladesh. In the lab, an analysis revealed that the waters held a cocktail of pharm ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2020 - 09:33

  4. Support For Dhaka Water Network Improvements

    25 Apr 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh capital city Dhaka's water and sewage system is to benefit from development bank and government investment to improve supply and sanitation for an underserved, fast growing poul ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:06

  5. Bangladesh Inaugurates China-supported Water Treatment Plant

    12 Oct 2019- 11:15 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Water scarcity is a problem in some parts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh every year. With a view to end the water crisis, the Bangladeshi government in recent years launched several mega projec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:15

  6. Bangladesh Student's Murder Highlights Tensions Over Water-sharing Deals With India

    11 Oct 2019- 09:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Third Pole The brutal murder of a student in Bangladesh’s top university highlights the incendiary debate on water diplomacy with India, as well as the silencing of criticism of the government. Abrar Faha ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:09

  7. Bangladesh Access And Sanitation Systems Supported By World Bank

    28 Sep 2019- 01:30 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The World Bank (WB) will provide $100 million to increase access to improved water supply and sanitation system in selected 30 municipalities in Bangladesh as well as to help build their capaci ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2019 - 01:30

  8. Effects Of Climate Change On Bangladeshi Children

    8 Apr 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh UNICEF has released a new report examining effects of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change on children in Bangladesh. With its flat topograph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:16

  9. Arsenic Contamination Associated With Death By Disease Among Young Adults

    8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune Chronic exposure to higher concentration of arsenic through drinking water may cause more deaths in young adults in a number of different diseases, says a new study. The study shows young adults ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2019 - 07:04

  10. Bangladesh Lends Land To Islanders As Climate Change Impacts Strike

    15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune As more Bangladeshi families are uprooted by climate change pressures, including rising seas and coastal erosion, the Forest Department is distributing fallow land formed from river silt. Poor, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2019 - 11:27

  11. ADB Advocates Climate Conscious Investments In Bangladesh

    30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report DHAKA United News Bangladesh The government of Bangladesh, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and stakeholders organized a forum on “Establishing a Climate Risk Screening System for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptatio ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 16:26

  12. Bangladesh: The Deeper The Well, The Less The Arsenic

    9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2018 - 14:33

  13. Access To Clean Water Will Reduce Bangladesh Poverty Faster

    12 Oct 2018- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Info DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation, says a new World Bank report. Despite progress in improving access t ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/12/2018 - 10:40

  14. Construction Starts On China Funded Treatment Plants Project In Dhaka

    20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Newsn The construction of a China-funded mega sewage treatment plant started on Sunday. The project agreement was signed between Dhaka WASA (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) and Hydro China Co ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2018 - 08:50

  15. Bangladesh Rohingya Camps Get $100 Million USD Infrastructure Assistance From ADB

    12 Aug 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to give a $100 million grant in the first phase for development of basic infrastructure and service for the Rohingyas living in refugee camps in Cox� ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2018 - 09:26

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