Disasters

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  • 29 Sep 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report PERU, WASHINGTON DC Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is lending Peru $25 million USD to reduce the country's vulnerability to natural disasters, such as the heavy rains and mudslides earlier this year, and its
  • 22 Sep 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 22 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 20 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan. The floods, which began late
  • 18 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Moldova World Bank Group The World Bank approved a $10 million USD financing credit for Moldova to support the country's Disaster and Climate Risk Management Project. The project aims to reduce Moldova's vulnerability to natural
  • 4 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Kyrgyzstan U.S. Department of State The United States pledged an additional $48.6 million USD to assist Kyrgyzstan in the wake of recent unrest in the Central Asian country. The $48.6 million USD is in addition to planned bilateral assistance
  • 27 Jul 2010- 20:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), together with the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish Fund), on July 21 announced $50 million USD in grants for
  • 20 Jul 2010- 20:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Six months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake destroyed most of Haiti's already limited water and sanitation services, Director of Haiti Programs for International Relief & Development (IRD) Yvette
  • 28 Jun 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Rio Tinto Pic's majority-owned uranium company, Rossing Uranium, is leading a group of six Namibian-based mining companies in finalizing a strategic business partnership with the Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) for
  • 14 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian Increasing mining activity, population growth and climate change are expected to affect Namibian water resources, according to a new report. The report — "Not Coming Up Dry: Regulating the Use of Namibia's Scarce
  • 17 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Fossil water, ancient freshwater found underground in deep aquifers, is among the only sources of potable water for some desert countries, but experts warn that this non-renewable resource it should only be used as a
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least
  • 7 Apr 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T he World Bank's Output-Based Aid (OB A) projects in the water sector appear to be producing some successes, according to a new review of OBA released by the bank. But this approach is rarely being used for sanitation

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