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Disasters

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  • 24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUANGZHOU, China Typhoon Haima, which made landfall in south China on October 21st, has damaged dams and water facilities in the city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province. According to the Shanwei disaster relief office, heavy winds and rainfall from Haima
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) on September 26th once again urged residents of the island to start storing water as a precautionary measure in case the approaching Typhoon Megi causes water supply disruptions due to power outages or
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of September 16th, all pipeline reconnections
  • 19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent XIAMEN, China At least 28 people were killed last week when Typhoon Meranti made landfall in southeastern China. Heavy rains brought by the storm hit Fujian and Zhejiang provinces hard; the city of Xiamen, in Fujian province, was left without tap water
  • 15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “We have to thinking about sustainable solutions,” Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy Professor Asit Biswas said as he introduced panelists at the first session at the Industrial Water Solutions Forum at Singapore International Water Week.