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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
  • 16 Aug 2011- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent sinGapore When companies put together their risk management plan, they focus on potential disasters like fires and earthquakes far more than water.  Yet business continuity planning (BCP) expert Nat Forbes told OOSKAnews that water risk is huge and
  • 18 Jul 2011- 13:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent sinGapore Water reuse will be the “upcoming water treatment topic of the next decade, and is already at the top of discussions within the water industry,” Dr. Karl Michael Millauer, senior vice president of water purification company Aquatech, told
  • 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
  • 19 Apr 2011- 09:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent sinGapore When it comes to ensuring that cities around the world have enough water, “doing what is right economically is right environmentally,” according to Harvard University professor and water expert Peter Rogers. In a recent talk at the Global Asia
  • 1 Feb 2011- 00:00 by Local Press Report sinGapore Nanyang Technological University (Press Release) memsys clearwater Pte Ltd. and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are collaborating to enhance technology to treat water contaminated with oil. Under the partnership, the memsys-NTU research team