Disasters

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  • 17 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The mortality rate for children under 5 due to acute malnutrition in Colombia’s La Guajira department rose 50 percent between 2011 and 2015, according to Colombian Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria. Gaviria said the problem, which is
  • 16 Jan 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian government said this week that it was prepared to deal with the effects of potential drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon. Colombia’s Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) said
  • 17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombian authorities last week began the second phase of an ambitious program to clean up, dredge and redevelop the heavily polluted Bogotá River in the country’s central Cundinamarca department.  Headed by the Environment and
  • 7 May 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Bloomberg Veolia Environnement, the largest water and wastewater-treatment company in Europe, won a contract from a subsidiary of Colombia’s national oil company to treat produced water from a remote oilfield in Llanos Basin. The $73 million award from