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  1. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  2. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  3. Skyscraper-depth Well Will Bring Clean Water To Rohingya Refugees

    20 May 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have constructed a deep underground shaft to provide safe water to Rohingya r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:41

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  7. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:36

  8. JICA Supports Bangladesh River Dredging Projects

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report KHULNA The Independent The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) is planning a Tk 11,000 crore project to repair embankments in four upazilas (counties) to tackle river erosion. Under this project, at least 82 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

  9. 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

  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. New Project Aims To "Green" Vietnam Textile Sector

    29 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 11:10

  14. 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

  15. IFC To Help Improve Pakistan Textile Industry Water Stewardship

    9 Oct 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The International Finance Corp (IFC) is to help textile manufacturers in Pakistan improve water use and energy consumption practices to drive productivity and efficiency. An agreement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2018 - 09:34

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