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  1. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  2. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  3. Russian Energy Giant To Invest In Pakistan Dams

    18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 08:55

  4. Afghanistan And Pakistan Face Looming Water Conflict?

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probabil ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  5. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

  6. UN Pledges $34.6 Million USD For Afghanistan Drought Relief

    21 Oct 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to supp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2018 - 08:32

  7. EU Provides Further Emergency Aid To Afghanistan; Severe Drought Is Affecting 2 Million People

    7 Oct 2018- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) Commission has allocated an additional $23 Million USD in emergency aid to Afghanistan. The country's humanitarian situation has worsened since the beginning of 20 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 09:46

  8. Afghanistan Prez Pledges Measures To Control Drought In Next 6 months

    25 Sep 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday emphasized on a national dialogue over water management in Afghanistan and said comprehensive measures would be taken to reduce the country’s drought ove ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2018 - 07:49

  9. India Support For New Afghanistan Dam Likely To Upset Pakistan

    13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afgha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:09

  10. Parts Of Kabul Uninhabitable Due To Groundwater Pollution

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report KABUL Gandhara Residents of Afghanistan’s restive, teeming capital have struggled for years with terrorist attacks, a lack of services, a booming population, clogged traffic, and toxic air. A study by the nongovern ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2018 - 10:40

  11. Dam Those Deadlines: Afghanistan Prez Bans Water Ministry Travel Until Infrastructure Milestones Met

    31 May 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is reported to have "banned" international travel by the leadership of the country's Energy and Water Ministry until certain water infrastru ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  12. Human Migration In Afghanistan As Drought Intensifies

    29 May 2018- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Drought is affecting two-thirds of provinces across Afghanistan with more than two million people expected to become severely food insecure and in need of humanitarian assistance, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  13. New Water Share Detente Between Afghanistan And Iran?

    7 May 2018- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the country’s parliament May 6 that Afghanistan has pledged to let Iran have its share of water from the Hirmand River and the supply for feeding ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  14. Afghanistan Water Reserves Level "Extremely Worrying"

    2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News Officials from the Ministry of Energy and Water on Sunday raised concern over water resources in the country and said the total amount of running and underground water had dropped significantly in th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2018 - 09:28

  15. Two "Quality Dam Construction Companies" to be Established: Afghanistan Minister

    26 Mar 2018- 06:25 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News Energy and Water Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani said on Sunday that works were nearing completion on amending the law on water and establishing two quality dam construction companies. He said A ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 06:25

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