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  • 3 Jan 2012- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Last week, some 100 people representing 243 labor, environmental, faith and civil society organizations that together have millions of members, protested outside the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC in an attempt to
  • 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
  • 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
  • 10 Nov 2010- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T omas, a strong Category 1 storm that tore through the Caribbean last week, has left several parts of the region facing possible shortages of clean drinking water and sanitation. St. Lucia was hardest hit, with Prime
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 5 Oct 2010- 23:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I he Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) on October 1 announced approval for two loans totaling $10 million USD to support Nicaragua's climate change adaptation efforts. The investment will reduce rural communities
  • 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

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