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  1. Asia-Pacific Cities at High Risk From Disasters: UN

    14 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Cities in the Asia-Pacific region may not be equipped to handle the disasters that are projected to occur more often and be more intense in the coming years, according to a new report by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2016 - 11:06

  2. Bangladesh Presses for "Immediate Signing" of Teesta Water-Sharing Deal

    8 Mar 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bangladesh is seeking the “immediate signing” of an agreement with neighboring India on sharing the waters of the Teesta River, a Bangladeshi official said last week. Speaking at an India ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:49

  3. Bangladesh’s Development Goals Depend on Better Water Governance: Reports

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s development goals, including improved standards of living, food security and growth of textile exports, will not be possible unless the country does a better job of improving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

  4. Bangladesh "Optimistic" About Teesta Water-Sharing Deal Following Talks in India This Week

    2 Feb 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The foreign secretaries of India and Bangladesh discussed the long-delayed water-sharing agreement for the Teesta River during talks in the Indian capital this week. Bangladeshi Foreign ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2016 - 10:22

  5. Bangladesh Seeks Joint Basin Management With India

    1 Feb 2016- 09:08 by Local Press Report AGARTALA Business Standard Bangladesh is keen to set up a joint basin management system with India for equitable use of waters of the common rivers, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali said here ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2016 - 09:08

  6. ADB Lends Bangladesh $45 Million to Expand Water Project

    14 Dec 2015- 09:08 by Local Press Report DHAKA Bangladesh Business News The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government on Sunday signed $45 million loan agreements to expand a water resources management project in the southwest area of Bangladesh. ...

    Local Press Report - 12/14/2015 - 09:08

  7. Bangladesh to Launch Flood Control Measures on Three Rivers

    10 Dec 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report DHAKA Bangladesh Today Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the government is planning to train three mighty river systems-- Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna-- to check riverbank erosion in ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2015 - 08:58

  8. Bangladesh Needs Water Security to Ensure National Security: Minister

    4 Dec 2015- 09:16 by Local Press Report DHAKA UNB If Bangladesh cannot ensure water security, its national security will be at stake in the days to come, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud said on Wednesday. Access Ecosystems Energy Security ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2015 - 09:16

  9. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  10. Bangladeshi PM Hopeful That Water Dispute With India Will Be Resolved

    23 Nov 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report DHAKA Prothom Alo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed her hope that the dispute over inter-country water flow between India and Bangladesh will be resolved as other problems with it have been resolved ...

    Local Press Report - 11/23/2015 - 09:35

  11. ADB, Bangladesh Sign Agreement on Sustainable Surface Water Use in Dhaka

    20 Nov 2015- 08:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA Financial Express Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh Thursday struck a deal for $ 1,000,000 in grant technical assistance (TA) to promote sustainable use of surface water in Dhaka city. Japan is ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2015 - 08:33

  12. Ahead of COP21 Talks, WHO Highlights Climate Change as a Health Issue

    18 Nov 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The upcoming COP21 climate talks in Paris are an opportunity not just to reach an international climate agreement, but also to protect the current and future health of millions worldwide, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:36

  13. China's Brahmaputra Dam a Concern for Bangladesh

    21 Oct 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Daily Star China's $1.5 billion Brahmaputra dam, known as Zangmu Hydropower Station, has raised some serious concerns in India and Bangladesh. Ministers and officials are worried that the dam, the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2015 - 08:55

  14. ADB, Netherlands Support Water Resource Management Project in Bangladesh

    8 Oct 2015- 09:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Water-Technology.net Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted a $45m loan for expanding the scope of Southwest Area Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management Project in Bangladesh. The financial body ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2015 - 09:53

  15. South Asia on the Front Lines of Climate Costs: ADB

    11 Sep 2015- 08:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA Voice of America South Asian economies stand to lose around 1.3 percent of their collective annual GDP by 2050 even if global temperature increases are kept to 2 degrees Celsius, experts and public officials ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2015 - 08:33

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