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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,

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