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  1. Hurricanes Aggravate Economic Crisis In Central America; Migration Expected To Rise; Waterborne Disease Risk

    11 Dec 2020- 07:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Back-to-back tropical storms in Honduras, Guatemela, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica in recent weeks, have caused widespread destruction of crops and homes, precipitating the need for ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Climate Change And Migration: UNFAO And WFP Request $72 Million USD For Central American Dry Corridor

    27 Apr 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama In an April 25 appeal for over 2 million people in Central America, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have requested $72 Millio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2019 - 09:11

  3. El Salvador Archbishop Denounces Water Privatizaton

    15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR Independent Catholic News The Archbishop of San Salvador, Mgr José Luis Escobar, urged Salvadorans to vote responsibly in the presidential elections on 3 February. The Archbishop advised voters to choo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/16/2019 - 08:47

  4. El Salvador: Campaigners Fear "Creeping Privatization" Of Water

    26 Sep 2018- 06:49 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR The Guardian In May, the Salvadoran’s right-wing Arena party retook control of the national assembly and quickly made moves to put water under the control of the private sector. In June, right-wing pol ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2018 - 06:49

  5. More Protests In El Salvador Against Privatization

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR TeleSUR Students and staff of the National University of El Salvador, or UES, gathered in front of the educational institution to protest against the possible privatization of drinking water in El Salva ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  6. El Salvador Catholic Bishops Oppose Privatization

    14 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Roman Catholic Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (CEDES) has  urged lawmakers to discard plans for privatizing water in the Central American country. A June 12 statement, entitl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  7. ”Too Much, Too Quickly”: UNFCCC COP23 and the Sharpening Mind

    25 Jan 2018- 04:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS OR, United States   OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platfo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2018 - 08:00

  8. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  9. Drought Leaves Nearly One Million Hungry in Guatemala

    29 Jun 2016- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Nearly one million people in Guatemala are facing hunger as a result of prolonged regional drought, UN agencies have warned. The four-year-old drought has affected some 2.8 million pe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:00

  10. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  11. UN Envoy Backs Water Warriors' Demands in El Salvador

    20 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR teleSUR Water rights defenders in El Salvador have garnered international support for their years-long fight for a proposed General Water Law as a United Nations envoy urged the country to adopt the la ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 09:00

  12. El Salvador's Water Warriors Fight for Right to Water

    16 May 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR teleSUR The fight to protect the right to water in El Salvador, the most water-stressed country in Central America, has been a long and uphill battle as social movements and progressive politicians run ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2016 - 08:52

  13. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  14. International Community Urged to Address Humanitarian Crisis Caused by El Niño

    27 Apr 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations’ top humanitarian relief official has called on the international community to act quickly to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of 60 million people worldwide affected b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:44

  15. El Salvador Declares National Emergency Due to Water Shortages

    15 Apr 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén on April 14th took the historicall unprecedented step of declaring a national state of emergency due to water shortages. The declaration co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2016 - 10:10