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  1. Quake-Stricken Ecuadorians to Receive Clean Water, Other Aid

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International aid groups have launched initiatives to provide clean water and other relief supplies to Ecuadorians affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  2. Red Cross Anticipates Urgent Water, Sanitation Needs in Quake-Hit Regions of Ecuador

    18 Apr 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The Ecuadorian Red Cross is anticipating urgent needs for food, water, sanitation, shelter, and potentially medical care in the wake of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2016 - 10:06

  3. World Bank Approves $150 Million for Risk Mitigation and Emergency Response in Ecuador

    18 Mar 2016- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC The Financial The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a US$150 million loan that could benefit four million Ecuadorians through risk protection and mitigation works. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2016 - 09:06

  4. Colombia’s Energy and Mines Minister Resigns Over Drought-Induced Power Problems

    8 Mar 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombian Mines and Energy Minister Tomás González has resigned in the wake of drought-induced power problems, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on March 7th. Current Minister for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:11

  5. EEB Launches Fundraising Campaign for Ecuador Oil Pollution Victims

    29 Feb 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Environmental Bureau On behalf of more than 30,000 indigenous people and farmers affected by one of the biggest oil-spills in history, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) today launched a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/29/2016 - 09:29

  6. IADB to Fund $30 Million Water Project in Ecuador

    19 Feb 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report QUITO WaterWorld The Decentralized Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Cantón Esmeraldas (Ecuador) has awarded a contract for the construction, extension and improvement of water supply in Esmeraldas for ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2016 - 09:22

  7. District Court of the Hague Rules in Favor of Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2016 - 10:03

  8. New Flood Defenses Will Protect 150,000 People in Ecuador

    14 Jan 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa opened Tuesday two new flood-defense mega projects that will protect 150,000 people and save millions of dollars from the effects of extreme weather. Correa said ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2016 - 08:56

  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. Ecuadoreans Working to Address Climate Change Impacts

    25 Nov 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR A group of Ecuadorean agricultural workers and the Ministry of the Environment are working together to address the effects of climate change, implementing a program known as the Foreccsa project, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/25/2015 - 09:24

  11. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  12. Testimony Filed Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied During Company’s RICO Case

    6 Nov 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CSR Wire Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger yesterday filed sworn testimony showing Chevron’s star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2015 - 08:55

  13. Chevron's Witness in Counter-Suit Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians

    28 Oct 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report QUITO CSR Wire Court transcripts released yesterday show that in a dramatic turn in the 22 year-old legal effort by Ecuadorian rainforest villagers to hold Chevron Corporation to account for massive on-going ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2015 - 09:38

  14. Members of Hague Tribunal Made Secret Visits to Amazon Oil Pits

    22 Oct 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Courthouse News Service Three international arbitators have traveled to the Amazon rainforest to further investigate sites of alleged pollution.  The arbitration has convened to decide whether Ecuador& ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2015 - 09:29

  15. Amazon to Experience More Frequent and Severe Droughts: Study

    13 Oct 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FALMOUTH, MA, United States The Amazon region will experience more hydrological extremes, including more frequent and severe droughts, by 2100 as a result of climate change, according to new research from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:13

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