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  1. Thailand, Myanmar Look Into Water Diversion Project

    16 Mar 2009- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand The Thai Department of Water Resources has decided to launch a water diversion route from Myanmar, with research beginning in September. A recent meeting between Thai and Burmese representati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  2. Cyclone Survivors Still at Risk From Contaminated Water

    3 Nov 2008- 23:06 by Local Press Report MYANMAR, RANGOON The Irrawaddy (Thailand) Lack of safe drinking water is still a major concern for survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar 's Irrawaddy Delta, according to international aid organization Save the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  3. Some 21,000 Villages Supplied With Drinking Water

    6 Oct 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report MYANMAR, YANGON China Daily Nearly 21,000 of over 23,000 villages in Myanmar have been supplied with pure drinking water during the first eight years of a 10-year rural water supply project, according to the Ministr ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 11:00

  4. UNICEF Reports Progress in Securing Water for Children in PostCyclone Myanmar

    8 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, RANGOON Four months after Cyclone Nargis devastated the country, Myanmar has managed to meet children's needs, including safe water supply and sanitation. However, with the upcoming dry season, wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  5. Arsenic Threat Looms Large in Southeast Asia

    4 Aug 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Indonesia, MEDAN Indonesia's Eastern Sumatra, Myanmar's cyclone-devastated Irrawaddy delta and Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake are among densely populated areas in Southeast Asia facing a high risk of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 09:00

  6. Myanmar Red Cross Still Providing Clean Water to Cyclone Nargis Victims

    14 Jul 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report MYANMAR, YANGON International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) The Myanmar Red Cross Society is continuing to provide frontline relief efforts, including access to safe drinking water, shel ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  7. NGOs Warn Myanmar About Outbreaks

    3 Jun 2008- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, RANGOON Children and elderly people in Myanmar continue to die from water-borne diseases caused by consumption of water contaminated by human corpses and animal carcasses in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 20:00

  8. Myanmar: Clean Water the Top Priority for Myanmar — Relief Workers

    26 May 2008- 22:29 by Local Press Report Germany, HAMBURG Der Spiegel Online (Germany) — Getting clean water to survivors of the cyclone that ravaged Myanmar two weeks ago is one of the top priorities for international aid workers, but Myanmar's gove ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  9. UNICEF Provides Water for Victims of Cyclone Nargis

    19 May 2008- 23:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, YANGON — Three million water-purifying tablets for Cyclone Nargis victims have arrived in Yangon (also known as Rangoon), according to United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Emergency Officer Pa ...

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

  10. Myanmar: Lack of Clean Water Deadly, Red Cross Warns

    19 May 2008- 23:16 by Local Press Report Geneva, switzerland The Canadian Press — The lack of clean drinking water could be the biggest killer in post-cyclone Myanmar, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned. If cyclone victims do not get clea ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  11. Myanmar Faces Health Crisis Due to Lack of Clean Water, Sanitation

    12 May 2008- 22:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, RANGOON — The United Nations and Britain-based charity Oxfam warn that nearly 2 million people in Myanmar are at risk of illness if safe drinking water and sanitation are not provided immediately. Alr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  12. ADB, Australia Give Laos $1 Million USD for Mekong Water Management

    12 May 2008- 22:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent vientiane, laos — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian government will provide a $1 million USD grant to the country to help it develop the capability to manage the water and environmental resou ...

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

  13. Czech Republic: Funds for Supplies for Burma Cyclone Victims

    5 May 2008- 23:41 by Local Press Report PRAGUE, Czech Republic Xinhua (China)/Czech Happenings- The Czech Republic is providing funds for basic supplies including water, food and medicine for survivors of the cyclone that devastated parts of Myanmar last ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  14. Thousands Without Water in Myanmar After Cyclone

    5 May 2008- 21:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, RANGOON — Thousands of people were left without water supply Monday after Cyclone Nargis tore through southern Myanmar over the weekend. Disaster zones were declared in Rangoon, Irrawaddy, Pegu, Mon st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  15. Mekong Countries Gather in Laotian Capital

    31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent vientiane, laos — The prime ministers of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar, as well as representatives of the Asian Development Bank, gathered in the Laotian capital Monday for the third Gre ...

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

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