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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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