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  1. Northeast Afghanistan Village Faces Cholera Outbreak

    13 Aug 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report KABUL Lake Wylie Piolet A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left another 100 in critical condition, a provincial official said Tuesday. Abdul ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2013 - 10:22

  2. Pakistan Floods Kill 84 People

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Flash floods throughout Pakistan in recent days has killed at least 84 people and affected more than 80,000, according to a senior official at the country's National Disaster Management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2013 - 10:04

  3. Iran to Construct Water Treatment Plant in Afghanistan

    27 Jun 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report KABUL Payvand Iran News Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Alireza Daemi announced the country will build a water treatment plant in Afghanistan for the first time, saying that Iran and Afghanistan's water and was ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2013 - 09:56

  4. South Korean Company to Rehabilitate Wastewater Networks in Uzbek City

    13 Jun 2013- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TERMEZ, Uzbekistan South Korea’s Shindong Enercom Inc. has signed an $18.5 million USD contract with the Uzbek Communal Services Agency, Uzkommunhizmat, to rehabilitate wastewater networks in the Uzbek city of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2013 - 09:43

  5. Tajikistan President Hopeful of "Solidarity" With Kyrgyzstan Over Rogun Dam

    Tajik President Emomali Rahmon said he is hopeful that Tajikistan and fellow upstream country Kyrgyzstan could achieve solidarity on the issue of the controversial Rogun hydropower project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  6. Afghanistan’s Water Resources Under Stress: UNEP

    The head of the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) in Afghanistan office has warned that the country’s diverse water sources are now under stress, and must be protected. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:26

  7. Iran to Host Second International Drought Meeting

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    Local Press Report - 04/30/2013 - 11:25

  8. IDB Announces $617 Million in Development Funding

    4 Apr 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Arab news At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which inclu ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  9. Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Important for US Security

    Tajikistan – a former Soviet republic in Central Asia – may hold a key to economic and political progress in the region that is vital to U.S. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  10. National Engineering Services of Pakistan Wins Contract to Design Afghan Dam

    The state-owned National Engineering Services of Pakistan (NESPAK) announced last week that it had won a contract to design a $500 million USD dam in Afghanistan. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2013 - 09:55

  11. Central Asian Countries Assess Impacts of Rogun Hydropower Project

    Experts from throughout Central Asia gathered in Almaty, Kazakhstan last week to discuss the findings of impact assessment studies for Tajikistan’s proposed Rogun Hydropower Project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2013 - 09:11

  12. Uzbekistan Stops Gas Supplies to Tajikistan Over Tensions About Rogun Dam

    Uzbekistan this week cut gas supplies to its neighbor, Tajikistan, amid end-of-year contract negotiations and increasing tensions over Tajkistan’s plans to construct a large hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River, according to a spokesperson from Tajiktransga ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2013 - 10:25

  13. Iran, Tajikistan Revive $42 Billion USD Pipe Plan

    The governments of Tajikistan and Iran are reviving plans to start a major water pipeline project to transport water from Tajikistan to Iran via Afghanistan. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2012 - 09:31

  14. Afghanistan Awards Pakistani Firm Two Mega Dam Contracts

    30 Nov 2012- 09:59 by Local Press Report KABUL Business Recorder National Engineering Services Pakistan Limited (NESPAK) won two mega dam projects in Afghanistan after an international open competition, which shows its recognition as a world-class consult ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2012 - 09:59

  15. Kazakhstan Hosts Central Asia Cooperation Forum

    29 Nov 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report ASTANA Caspionet Astana hosts forum on cooperation between Central Asia and Afghanistan. As discussed at the forum, Central Asian countries should use water resources equally and jointly solve problems in the hydro ...

    Local Press Report - 11/29/2012 - 10:13

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