Disasters

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  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya A s Nairobi grapples with a cholera outbreak, licensed water service providers are coming under fire amid allegations that some of them have been supplying contaminated water. Cholera infections have surged recently in informal
  • 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
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 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
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure 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
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 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
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 26 Oct 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya L arge-scale cultivation of crop-based fuels to meet rising demand for cleaner and greener energy in Africa is presenting new threats to freshwater resources. The continent may not be able to sustain biofuel production in the light of
  • 13 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Kenyan government has signed a memorandum of understanding with US-based Earth Water Global, outlining broad areas of cooperation in exploration and exploitation of groundwater resources. Earth Water Global has invested in large-scale
  • 4 May 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Private sector investment in the water sector in Africa is likely to triple as countries make new efforts to green their economies to mitigate the effects of climate change, according to participants at an Africa Green Business Summit in
  • 6 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The twin threats of climate change and global financial meltdown are reversing gains made toward expanding access to affordable clean drinking water and basic sanitation services to households in African cities. A gathering of high-level
  • 6 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya T he Kenyan government is devoting greater attention to overhauling and harmonizing policies on shared water resources, as well as scaling up investment meant for their conservation. The country is faced with severe water insecurity as
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report UNITED STATE S, WASHINGTON DC WaterOnline CG/LA Infrastructure LLC. released the top 100 infrastructure projects in the Americas with a total estimated value of $64.6 billion USD. The projects are also expected to produce 2.8 million jobs. All the projects
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Water consumers in western Kenya have escalated their efforts to access clean water by petitioning the High Court to compel a leading fluorspar mining company in the area to stop polluting their water The group of 789 water consumers,
  • 19 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya As Africa grapples with a myriad of challenges, chief among them inability to feed a growing population, countries must embark on measures that include harnessing available water reserves to promote irrigated agriculture. A panel of

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