Disasters

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  • 7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACLOBAN, Philippines One year after Typhoon Haiyan-- considered the most powerful storm to ever make landfall-- slammed into the Philippines, killing some 6,000 people and affecting 14 million more, the country has made considerable progress in
  • 13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACLOBAN, Philippines An assessment of the water, sanitation and health (WASH) situation in the Philippines five months after Typhoon Haiyan has revealed issues made worse by previous failings. The report by the Philippines WASH Cluster examined the
  • 9 Jan 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report CEBU Business Mirror The Japanese government is sharing new water technology to the Philippine government to ensure the safety of the drinking water in Supertyphoon Yolanda-affected areas. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) said this technology
  • 9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia’s Territorial Army on December 6 deployed two Mobile Water Filter Systems to Pahang and Terengganu areas, which were hit hard by recent flood, in order to provide clean water to residents. “The assistance will be channeled
  • 15 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report MANILA The Independent Up to four million children in the eastern Philippines are in desperate need of food, water and medicine in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Their lives are at risk unless the tardy pace of delivering emergency supplies is rapidly
  • 27 Aug 2013- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank last week released a progress report on the first phase of its Water Partnership Program (WPP), a trust fund supported by the governments of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark that aims to bring
  • The World Bank has approved an $87 million USD grant package to help Mozambique develop a climate change-resilient economy and improve nutrition interventions for over a million people.
  • 27 Aug 2012- 09:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Manila Bulletin China begun building sewage and waste disposal facilities on a disputed South China Sea (West Philippines Sea) island, state media said Monday, a move likely to stoke a growing territorial row with its neighbors. The report in the
  • 19 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Philippines, CEBU Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation's subsidiary Aquatlas Inc. put its $64 million USD bulk water supply project for the southern part of the city on hold, waiting for the green light from the Metro Cebu
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by Local Press Report Philippines, CEBU CITY Cebu Daily News (Philippines)- Pilipinas Water Resources, Inc. will invest $1.7 million USD in projects to supply water to the Visayas and Mindanao. The projects include a desalination plant in Cebu City and another in Rio Tuba, Palawan