Disasters

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 5 Apr 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T he World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) has approved a $25.5 million USD grant to fund construction of basic infrastructure for delivery of basic resources, including safe drinking water, in the
  • 24 Mar 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined five "streams" for State Department action in international water and sanitation (WASH) development during a World Water Day 2010 speech in Washington, DC on March
  • 22 Mar 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I he World Bank this month issued a project appraisal report for Lesotho's water sector improvement project that highlights the country's water sector ambitions, while warning that the current lack of water and
  • 17 Mar 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Hydro-climate weather changes including drought, flooding and rise of sea levels will not only affect the availability of clean potable water but is also expected to cause an increase in social tension and conflict,
  • 24 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Companies engaged in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs for water and sanitation in developing countries must find local partners and local solutions to address these issues, participants said at a corporate
  • 17 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states TThe Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved on February 4 a $50 million USD loan for improvement of drinking water quality and quantity in Venezuela. The program will support the activities of at least five of
  • 20 Jan 2010- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Latin America's recent droughts could provide a catalyst for reconciling differences between developed and developing nations in the climate change debate, according to InterAmerican Development Bank President Luis
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 28 Apr 2008- 21:38 by Local Press Report washington, dc, united states U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey — Data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey could help identify new sources of water in Afghanistan. At an event in the U.S. capital this week, the agency presented
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.

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