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
  • 4 Oct 2011- 09:37 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Upstream Online Malaysian water treatment company Puncak Niaga plans to fully acquire construction and subsea services company Global Offshore Malaysia (GOM) and pipelay barge owner KGL for $59 million USD, as part of the company’s move into the
  • 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
  • 26 Jul 2011- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR Protests have broken out in Malaysia over Australia-based Lynas Corporation’s rare earth development in the Gebeng area. Local and international NGOs have spoken out against the development, saying the waste produced at the rare
  • 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
  • 5 Apr 2011- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR As the population of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur swells, so too will water demand and the amount of waste that infiltrates it. A sustainability study conducted by IBM and Siemens suggests that the city badly needs to improve
  • 8 Mar 2011- 10:04 by Local Press Report pa, LANSDALE Environmental Expert Fluid Dynamics has chosen ABS Systems to serve as its distributor for Malaysia. Fluid Dynamics produces non-chemical solutions for hard scale in heat exchangers, R.O. membranes, boilers and all kinds of process plants. Kuala