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  1. Marrakesh Action Proclamation (Hmmm, No Mention of Water)

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco Ambassador Aziz Mekouar yesterday (November 17th) issued COP22’s “Marrakech Action Proclamation For Our Climate And Sustainable Development” on behalf of 196 countries participating in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:38

  2. COP23: Fiji Presidency Welcomed by Water Communities

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco It was confirmed November 17th that Fiji will hold the Presidency of the UNFCCC’s COP23. The event will be physically hosted in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017. Speaking on behalf of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:44

  3. COP23: Fiji and Bonn

    16 Nov 2016- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The presidency at next year's UN Climate Conference (COP23) will pass to Fiji, with the event to be physically hosted in Bonn, Germany. Fiji submitted a bid for the presidency at COP22 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 12:05

  4. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  5. Rural to Urban Migration Creates Water, Sanitation Crisis in Pacific Cities

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Increasing rural to urban migration in the Pacific has created urgent water, sanitation and health challenges in the informal settlements that are springing up in the region’s capital cities, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

  6. Climate Change Impacts Will Affect Migration in Pacfic Islands: UNU-EHS

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany The impacts of climate change will likely spur environmentally-induced migration in the Pacific Islands, and the region will need to implement policies to minimize tensions and improve human ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  7. Water Supply Improves in Fiji

    23 Jul 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report NADI The Fiji Times The water supply in Lautoka and Nadi has improved greatly compared to previous years, says Water Authority West manager Ilisoni Saladuadua. He said the supply had improved because of the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2013 - 10:15

  8. IDB Announces $617 Million in Development Funding

    4 Apr 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Arab news At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  9. Fiji Residents Complain of Irregular Water Supply

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    Local Press Report - 05/19/2013 - 20:15

  10. Climate Change Unit Formed in Barbados’ Health Ministry

    28 Jul 2011- 09:29 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Caribbean360.com A Climate Change Unit has been established within the country’s Ministry of Health as part of Barbados’ commitment to the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) “Piloting Climate Change ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:50

  11. Barbados to Participate in GEF Climate Change Response Project

    20 Jul 2011- 21:52 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Caribbean 360 Barbados is the only country in the Western Hemisphere selected to participate in the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Project on Piloting Climate Change Adaptation to Protect Human ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:50

  12. ADB Outlines Strategy for “Wastewater Revolution” to Boost Sanitation

    14 Jun 2011- 18:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank is seeking to scale up successful cases of local governments, water utilities and private companies across the region that have created markets for by-products of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:36

  13. Pacific Safe Drinking Water Initiative Established

    22 Feb 2011- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUVA, Fiji Eight Pacific countries are participating in a drinking water program introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO), which is designed to reduce the risk of water-borne diseases in the region.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2011 - 09:59

  14. Global Weather Patterns Blamed as Fiji Struggles With Water Crisis

    18 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUVA, Fiji T he Pacific nation of Fiji's water crisis is continuing, with the water supply of a small island reaching critical levels last week. Over 100 families on Druadrua Island, off Vanua Levu, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 11:00

  15. Fiji Water Shortage the Result of Changed Global Weather Patterns

    4 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUVA, Fiji A water crisis has emerged in Fiji's Western Division, with authorities saying emergency supplies are being shipped into rural Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki and the Yasawa group of islands. Authorities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 11:00

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