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  1. Dangerous Arsenic Levels In Southwest US Drinking Water

    11 Dec 2020- 07:28 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY News Medical Those living in the Southwestern states of the US are more likely to be exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in their drinking water, a new study finds. A team of researchers at Columb ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2020 - 12:00

  2. Conflict And The Environment Are Deeply Interlinked: Guterres

    10 Nov 2020- 08:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected co ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  3. Millions Impacted By Floods And Landslides In East Africa Since June

    3 Nov 2020- 06:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed. The UN Office for the Coordinati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  4. Humanitarian Response To COVID-19 Failed To Protect Women And Girls

    19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing them ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  5. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  6. Michigan City Residents Sue Investment Banks Over Deadly Lead Pollution

    12 Oct 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a civil lawsuit against three investment banks for claims arising from the poisoning of "minors, residents and water users of the City of Flint during t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:29

  7. Effects Of Wildfires On Municipal Water Systems

    4 Oct 2020- 08:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Wildfires, which turned skies a dim orange over cities from Seattle to Santa Cruz this year, are increasingly engulfing people’s homes, continuing to rage in California, Oregon, Washin ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:32

  8. World Leaders Pledge Urgent Action To Reverse Biodiversity Loss

    29 Sep 2020- 08:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Political leaders from 64 countries have publicly declared their commitment to reversing biodiversity loss. The leaders warn in their pledge that we are in a state of planetary emergen ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  9. Funding Partnership Will Support 3.7 Million Sudanese With Water And Food Security

    1 Sep 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The Green Climate Fund, the government of Sudan, and the United Nations Development Programme have approved new funding for innovative climate resilience with a focus to promote agricul ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/29/2020 - 12:18

  10. Climate Change Risks To Hydropower Projects

    20 Aug 2020- 07:16 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY S&P Global Markets Rising temperatures have brought more rain and are causing the glaciers feeding hydropower plants to melt faster, leading to more frequent floods and higher water inflows. At the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 07:16

  11. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  12. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  13. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framewor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:39

  14. Water Security Among Six "Global Systemic Risks" For Investors

    6 Jun 2020- 09:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified water security among six “global systemic risks” in a white paper which outlines a governance framework to enable the investment community ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:36

  15. Retreating Glacier May Trigger Catastrophic Alaska Tsunami

    19 May 2020- 05:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Climate change has increased the risk of a huge landslide in an Alaskan fjord that could cause a catastrophic tsunami, scientists said Thursday. Warming temperatures have caused the r ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 05:17

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