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  1. Global Crises Divert Support From Drought-Stricken Southern Africa

    10 Jun 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report OSLO International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 31 million people in southern Africa are currently affected by the strongest El Nino event in 30 years. Expectations are that it could rise to ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 09:17

  2. Water Shortages Increase Gender Inequality in Zimbabwe: Minister

    29 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Worsening water shortages across the country, fueled by dwindling public sector financing, are exacerbating gender inequality, Water, Environment and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri warned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:45

  3. OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  4. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  5. Norway Fund Imposes Tougher Water-Use Requirements for Companies

    22 Oct 2015- 09:32 by Local Press Report OSLO Wall Street Journal Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest by assets, has decided to impose tougher requirements on how businesses it invests in manage water resources. The fund, which is run by ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2015 - 09:32

  6. Land Degradation, Desertification Cost Trillions, Create Refugees: Study

    16 Sep 2015- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Land degradation, including desertification, causes trillions of dollars worth of economic losses each year and could create tens of millions of refugees around the world, according to a new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2015 - 10:27

  7. IOC Concerned About Olympic Games’ Environmental Impacts on Beijing, Almaty

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:06

  8. World Water Congress: Julie Gjørtz Howden Looks Forward to Scotland

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015.   OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2015 - 15:09

  9. Environmental Group Warns That Shale Gas Extraction in Ukraine Could Threaten Drinking Water in Moldova

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Shale gas extraction in Ukraine could negatively affect the ecological balance of the trans-boundary Dniester River, a source of drinking water for Chisinau, the capital of neighboring ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/16/2015 - 10:50

  10. Extreme Weather Could Displace Millions in Horn of Africa

    22 May 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report BONN UN University Between 2008 and 2012, 144 million people were forced to leave their homes by sudden-onset disasters around the world. The vast majority of them fled from floods, storms and wildfires and others ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2014 - 09:59

  11. Beijing Enterprises Water Group Announces New Desal Plant for Beijing

    16 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Beijing Enterprises Water Group announced this week that it is building a desalination plant on the coast just east of the Chinese capital, Beijing. When completed in 2019, the plant will ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2014 - 10:05

  12. Egypt Asks Ethiopia to Halt Grand Renaissance Dam Project

    21 Feb 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will officially demand that Ethiopia stop construction work on the Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian officials said this week. “Egypt will officially ask Ethiopia to stop construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2014 - 10:10

  13. IMF Approves $20 Million for Malawi

    22 Jan 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 17 approved $20 million USD in financial support to President Joyce Banda’s administration. The country’s government hopes this will be seen as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2014 - 10:17

  14. Conversations with Water Leaders: Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager for Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), on Water Resource Development in Africa and the Nile Basin

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 00:21

  15. Cuts in Donor Aid Threaten Malawi’s WASH Sector

    6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s already underfunded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector is taking a hit after some international donors announced cuts in aid. Following the recent revelation that over $280 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2013 - 10:08

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