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  1. New Report Links Lack of Clean Water, Sanitation to Stunting

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Globally, one in four children under the age of 5-- a total of 159 million children worldwide-- are affected by stunted growth, a consequence of malnutrition, international NGO WaterAid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  2. ADB, East Timor Launch Next Stage of Water Supply Project

    28 Jul 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report PANTE MACASAR Asian Development Bank The Government of Timor-Leste and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the start of the next stage of a project that aims to scale up ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:47

  3. Southeast Asian Activists Criticize Sarawak Dams

    Environmental activists representing 11 Southeastern Asian nations have critized Malaysia’s plans to build 12 mega-dams in Sarawak state, citing the “inefficiency, failure and destruction” of similar projects across the region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2012 - 09:22

  4. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  5. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    17 May 2011- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  6. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    16 May 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  7. UN Official Urges More Help for Water, Sanitation in Poorest Nations

    18 Apr 2011- 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  8. East Timor Increases Focus on Sanitation Sector

    29 Mar 2010- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia East Timor will struggle to reach its 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for sanitation, particularly the targets for delivering better access for people living in rural areas. The lack ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 07:00

  9. Calls for Further Funding to Improve East Timor's Sanitation Infrastructure

    14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Australia, MELBOURNE Over 20 percent of the 5,000 children who die every year in the newly-formed nation of East Timor do so from preventable diseases caused by poor sanitation and drinking dirty water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  10. UN Program to Reduce Poverty in East Timor

    11 Aug 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report EAST TIMOR, DILI UN News Center The United Nations and the government of East Timor have launched a Jive-year, $314 million USD program to reduce poverty, consolidate democracy and provide basic social services in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  11. East Timor Red Cross Launches Water, Sanitation Project

    7 Jul 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report EAST TIMOR, DILI Timor-Leste Red Cross A program launched by the East Timor Red Cross aims to provide water and sanitation services in villages that tend to be badly affected by natural disasters. The Integrated ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:40