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  1. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  2. Water Shut Off in Guayaquil in Wake of Fuel Spill

    23 Jun 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report GUAYAQUIL Associated Press Authorities have turned off the spigots in Guayaquil after a fuel spill contaminated the water in Ecuador's most populated city. National Water Secretary Alexis Sanchez told a news ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2016 - 09:01

  3. EU Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid for Ecuador Quake Victims

    27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:55

  4. World Needs “New Urban Agenda:” UN-HABITAT

    24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 12:14

  5. Diageo Helps Provide Drinking Water to Ecuador Quake Victims

    19 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report QUITO The Manufacturer Alcoholic beverage company, Diageo, has partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to provide clean drinking water to thousands of victims of the devastating earthquake ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2016 - 08:57

  6. UN Agencies, Partners Aid Over 65,000 Quake Victims in Ecuador

    4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund ...

    Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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