Disasters

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  • 8 Dec 2011- 12:16 by Local Press Report washington, dc Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved a $100 million USD loan to help Honduras deal with natural disasters. The funds will be used to cover extraordinary expenses caused by hurricanes, earthquakes
  • 27 Sep 2011- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bangladesh, expected by many to be among the nations most severely affected by climate change, can look forward to an increase in freshwater shortages in the future, according to Ali Riaz, professor and chair of the
  • 14 Sep 2011- 09:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan started rehabilitation of Shekaftar Canal in Jalal-Abad province this month, under the framework of the $1.3 million USD World Bank project to supply irrigation water to an area of 25.8 square kilometers in the province.
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  The water intake facility in the Kyrgyz town of Balykchy is not working because authorities have confiscated radioactive pipes that were imported from Kazakhstan for use in the project, the town’s acting mayor, Mirlan Boobekov, said
  • 20 Jul 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Development of aluminum and iron fields in central Kyrgyzstan by Chinese investors could result in an environmental catastrophe-- melting glaciers, which will decrease water resources of the country, and pollution of the Chu River
  • 14 Jun 2011- 17:23 by Local Press Report dhaka Daily Star (Bangladesh) An alliance of international organizations has launched a six-year, $8 million USD research program aimed at maximizing use of water and land in Bangladesh’s coastal region by developing salt-tolerant crop varieties, introducing
  • 9 May 2011- 18:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government will provide an additional $8.5 million USD in humanitarian aid to refugees and internally displaced persons in Côte d’Ivoire, the Stat Department announced on May 5. The funds will provide aid to
  • 2 May 2011- 15:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The ongoing effects of the global economic crisis mean the water industry globally will have to “do a lot more with a lot less,” according to Dan McCarthy, CEO of Black & Veatch’s global water business. The current