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  1. Bangladesh Inaugurates China-supported Water Treatment Plant

    12 Oct 2019- 11:15 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Water scarcity is a problem in some parts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh every year. With a view to end the water crisis, the Bangladeshi government in recent years launched several mega projec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:15

  2. Bangladesh Student's Murder Highlights Tensions Over Water-sharing Deals With India

    11 Oct 2019- 09:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Third Pole The brutal murder of a student in Bangladesh’s top university highlights the incendiary debate on water diplomacy with India, as well as the silencing of criticism of the government. Abrar Faha ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:12

  3. Bangladesh Access And Sanitation Systems Supported By World Bank

    28 Sep 2019- 01:30 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The World Bank (WB) will provide $100 million to increase access to improved water supply and sanitation system in selected 30 municipalities in Bangladesh as well as to help build their capaci ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2019 - 01:30

  4. Japan Supports Water Supply, WASH Facilities For Rohingya In Bangladesh

    3 Aug 2019- 13:09 by Local Press Report UKHIA Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh On July 31 2019, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Government of Japan, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and related organizations held an inau ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2019 - 13:14

  5. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. "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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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