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  1. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  2. Paraguayan Farms Adopt Israeli Drip Technology

    27 Jun 2016- 10:42 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Ha'aretz Small farms in Paraguay are the latest to adopt Israeli drip irrigation technology in a drive to save water as a climate change-driven drought savages parts of the country and much of South ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:42

  3. Regional Summit to Discuss Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

    8 Jun 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report ASUNCION United Nations News Center Experts are meeting in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay from 8 to 9 June to discuss how to reduce the risks of disasters in the Americas and to consider how the Sendai Framework ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:46

  4. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    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

  5. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  6. Water Levels in Colombia’s Two Largest Rivers Drop Dramatically

    8 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Water levels in Colombia’s two largest rivers, the Magdalena and the Cauca, have decreased significantly due to ongoing drought, the country’s Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2016 - 09:59

  7. IADB Lends Paraguay $40 Million to Expand Water, Sanitation Services

    4 Dec 2015- 09:19 by Local Press Report ASUNCION Inter-American Development Bank Paraguay will expand water and sanitation services in rural areas, native communities and small towns with support from a $40 million loan from the Inter-American Development ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2015 - 09:19

  8. EU, Peru to Sign $45 Million Agreement for Development Program

    7 Oct 2015- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union and the Peruvian government are expected to sign a $45 million USD agreement in the coming days to support Peru’s National Development and Social Inclusion Strategy, the EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2015 - 11:31

  9. Flooding in Asuncion Affects 30,000 People

    15 Jun 2015- 09:19 by Local Press Report ASUNCION EFE Nearly 6,000 families, or about 30,000 people, have been affected by the flooding in Asuncion, caused by a rise in the level of the Paraguay River, which runs through the capital, Paraguayan emergency ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2015 - 09:19

  10. Paraguay to Tender $400-$500 Million Worth of Water, Sanitation Projects in Bay of Asuncion

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay The Sanitary Services Company of Paraguay will tender $400-$500 million USD worth of projects this month as part of the $610 million USD Bay of Asuncion recovery program. The program will be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  11. UN Secretary General Calls on Paraguay to Join Post-2015 Efforts

    27 Feb 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report ASUNCION United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Government of Paraguay to join forces with the United Nations and forge ahead in framing the post-2015 agenda for a new generation of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:27

  12. Itaipu Dam Head Says No Energy Rationing on the Horizon, Despite Drought

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil There will be no rationing of energy produced at the 14-gigawatt Itaipu Hydropower Dam, despite ongoing severe drought in southeastern Brazil, according to Jorge Miguel Samek, president of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  13. Paraguay Plans $2.7 Billion in Water Investments by 2019

    17 Feb 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguay’s Ministry of Public Works and Communications will invest some $2.7 billion USD for water and sanitation projects by 2019, according to officials. Planned projects include the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/17/2015 - 10:31

  14. Paraguay Cancels Hydropower Project

    30 Jan 2015- 10:26 by Local Press Report ASUNCION SeeNews Paraguay's state-owned power company Ande said Tuesday it has cancelled the project for the 200-MW Yguazu hydroelectric plant due to expensive offers. The plant became unfeasible as the sole ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2015 - 10:26

  15. Paraguay to Implement Unified Information System for Water, Sanitation

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Paraguay is planning to implement a unified information system for georeferenced data and technical verification for the country’s 3,000 water supply and sewerage service providers, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

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