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
  • 20 Sep 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Indonesia, JAKARTA A consumer protection agency said that water providers should compensate Jakartans hit by a water shortage after the recent collapse of a dam that cut off water supply to clients. Tulus Abadi of the Indonesian Consumers Protection
  • 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
  • JAKARTA | Source: Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
  • 10 Jan 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesi  Indonesian oil palm farmers and mining companies were rated the worst water polluters in the country for 2010 by environmental NGO Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi). These two sectors together polluted at least 57 out of 65