Disasters

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  • 27 May 2019- 06:48 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY MENAFN With the increasing of tension in the region and the high probability of war between the United States and Iran there is increasing talk about the preparations of the ministries of state to meet any emergency. The situation imposes an
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BASRA Rudaw Water pollution continues to threaten the lives of residents of the Iraqi province of Basra. Ahmed Hilal, an environmental activist, described the situation as “an actual ecological disaster” in areas of Basra. “Many citizens have been poisoned.
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Bangalore Mirror Delivering the 12th New India Foundation lecture, Prof Sunil Amrith said water wars are not inevitable. With experts predicting that water and not oil will determine India’s future, Prof Amrith added that water can lead to both
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY UrduPoint Illegal armed groups have damaged Colombia's second largest oil pipeline of Cano-Limon Covenas, the Colombian Ecopetrol energy giant said late on Tuesday. As a result, three channels in the northwestern province of Arauca have been
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative total of cases is 6423, including 42
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:47 by Local Press Report AL-SUWAYDA Sputnik News Syrian government troops are on course to mopping up the last of the entrenched Daesh militants in Al-Suwayda Governorate, as they have encircled the northwestern Idlib Governorate, the last remaining stronghold of militant and terror
  • 21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report LONDON Aid and International Development Forum Save the Children report that 90,000 children in East Africa risk being forced to drop out of school each week in 2018 due to drought and conflict. This is the equivalent of 4.7 million children abandoning their
  • 5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report OXFORD Relief Web Where water and sanitation solutions are in place, structures are failing to guarantee sustainability or equitable access. In areas of vulnerability, disasters, climatic shocks and conflicts exacerbate inequalities, accelerating the trend
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report TORETSK Irish Times On Tuesday, a complete ceasefire was agreed around Toretsk to allow a mine removal team to make the area safe for workers to fix a pipe, which lies in a buffer zone between government and separatist positions, damaged in a blast on Nov.
  • 11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report FALLUJAH Relief Web Since September, the French Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) has been providing an average of 20-25L of life-saving water per day to 26,930 conflict-affected, internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2 locations
  • 28 Jun 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report SANA'A 7 Days A top Yemeni diplomat has described his country’s daily struggle with food, water and electricity shortages, as a result of fighting that has disrupted oil infrastructure and imports. Vice Consul General Rafat Hassan Mohammed spoke about
  • 6 Jun 2016- 09:16 by Local Press Report CARACAS Venezuelanalysis.com Activists from grassroots organizations protested outside the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday to demand that the body put a halt to a controversial mega-mining project spearheaded by the Maduro government. Conflict Corporate Risk
  • 3 Jun 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report DONETSK Washington Post Land mines and sniper fire, tank traps and unexploded shells have shut down Highway 20, the main artery into eastern Ukraine’s separatist stronghold of Donetsk. But despite the upheavals caused by two years of war, ordinary life along
  • 25 May 2016- 08:38 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Mail Militant attacks in Nigeria's oil-producing south have caused water supplies to be turned off in the country's commercial hub and biggest city, Lagos. Conflict Corporate Risk Energy Security Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 20 Apr 2016- 07:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Earth Institute, Columbia University One of the significant water-related risks to investment in the mining industry, particularly in non-OECD countries, comes from social conflict and political uncertainty. The Columbia Water Center is

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