Disasters

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  • 18 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Moldova World Bank Group The World Bank approved a $10 million USD financing credit for Moldova to support the country's Disaster and Climate Risk Management Project. The project aims to reduce Moldova's vulnerability to natural
  • 4 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Kyrgyzstan U.S. Department of State The United States pledged an additional $48.6 million USD to assist Kyrgyzstan in the wake of recent unrest in the Central Asian country. The $48.6 million USD is in addition to planned bilateral assistance
  • 27 Jul 2010- 20:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), together with the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish Fund), on July 21 announced $50 million USD in grants for
  • 20 Jul 2010- 20:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Six months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake destroyed most of Haiti's already limited water and sanitation services, Director of Haiti Programs for International Relief & Development (IRD) Yvette
  • 17 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Fossil water, ancient freshwater found underground in deep aquifers, is among the only sources of potable water for some desert countries, but experts warn that this non-renewable resource it should only be used as a
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least
  • 7 Apr 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T he World Bank's Output-Based Aid (OB A) projects in the water sector appear to be producing some successes, according to a new review of OBA released by the bank. But this approach is rarely being used for sanitation
  • 5 Apr 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T he World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) has approved a $25.5 million USD grant to fund construction of basic infrastructure for delivery of basic resources, including safe drinking water, in the
  • 24 Mar 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined five "streams" for State Department action in international water and sanitation (WASH) development during a World Water Day 2010 speech in Washington, DC on March
  • 22 Mar 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I he World Bank this month issued a project appraisal report for Lesotho's water sector improvement project that highlights the country's water sector ambitions, while warning that the current lack of water and
  • 17 Mar 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Hydro-climate weather changes including drought, flooding and rise of sea levels will not only affect the availability of clean potable water but is also expected to cause an increase in social tension and conflict,
  • 24 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Companies engaged in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs for water and sanitation in developing countries must find local partners and local solutions to address these issues, participants said at a corporate
  • 17 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states TThe Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved on February 4 a $50 million USD loan for improvement of drinking water quality and quantity in Venezuela. The program will support the activities of at least five of
  • 20 Jan 2010- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Latin America's recent droughts could provide a catalyst for reconciling differences between developed and developing nations in the climate change debate, according to InterAmerican Development Bank President Luis
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the

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