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  1. Papua New Guinea Earthquake: Sever Water Contamination Is a Major Issue

    6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by Local Press Report PORT MORESBY Radio New Zealand An assessment team has found that severe water contamination is a major issue in Papua New Guinea's Western Province following February's 7.5 earthquake. Western provincial d ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2018 - 08:03

  2. Papua New Guinea Water Workers Strike Over Utility Merger Plans

    14 Mar 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Radio New Zealand Staff from the Papua New Guinea state owned water and sanitation provider, Eda Ranu, are on strike, and at one stage yesterday shut down the water supply. The worker ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 08:08

  3. Papua New Guinea’s First Desal Flows

    15 Sep 2017- 10:03 by Local Press Report BIPI ISLAND EMTV The people of Bipi Island in the Manus Province will now have access to safe drinking water following the launch of the country’s first desalination water supply. “It’s very easy to use. We just pu ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2017 - 10:03

  4. New Report Links Lack of Clean Water, Sanitation to Stunting

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Globally, one in four children under the age of 5-- a total of 159 million children worldwide-- are affected by stunted growth, a consequence of malnutrition, international NGO WaterAid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  5. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  6. World’s Poor Pay the Most for Water: Report

    23 Mar 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The poorest people in the world are paying the most for water, according to a report released on World Water Day (March 22nd) by international charity WaterAid. “It is often assumed that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:38

  7. 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

  8. El Niño Could Leave 4 Million Without Food or Drinking Water in the Pacific

    12 Oct 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report PORT MORESBY The Guardian Two dozen people have already died from hunger and drinking contaminated water in drought-stricken Papua New Guinea, but the looming El Niño crisis could leave more than four million peopl ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2015 - 09:56

  9. Bali Hosts Third East Asian Sanitation Conference

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:31