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
  • 24 Nov 2011- 13:33 by Local Press Report YEREVAN Epress.am (Armenia) Demonstrators gathered in Yerevan on November 9 to protest the Hrazdan iron mine. Independent experts had said open pit development of the Hrazdan and Abovyan mine could deprive Hrazdan and Yerevan of drinking water. The estimate
  • 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
  • 20 Jul 2011- 09:48 by Local Press Report YEREVAN Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (Armenia) One-third of Yerevan’s drinking water could be contaminated if mining sites in the cities of Abovyan and Hrazdan are exploited, according to Inga Zarafyan, president of environmental NGO Ekolur. “Hrazdan
  • 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