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

    19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:25

  2. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director of UNICEFHenrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:10

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Funding Partnership Will Support 3.7 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... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Dangerous Mix Of Heat And Atmospheric Humidity Emerges

    12 May 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Earth.com Scientists recently predicted that a dangerous mix of heat and humidity will strike tropical regions by the end of this century, creating conditions that may be intolerable for humans. But now ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2020 - 09:22

  14. How Climate Change Is Shaping The Future Of Human Conflict

    11 May 2020- 11:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The President and CEO of think-tank International Crisis Group, has warned the United Nations Security Council that without global action, “climate change could prove to be a slow-movi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:04

  15. Malaysia Urged To Release Report Into 2019 Water Contamination Deaths

    2 Apr 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Malaysia’s Health Ministry should release the results and act upon its investigation into the deaths of 16 Batek villagers in mid-2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths occurr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:19

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