Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in shared water bodies. In a recent report
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Saudi Gazette The National Water Company reduced the demand on water trucks in Jeddah by 20 percent. The company is in its second phase of improving water pumping and distribution and enhancing the operational process. Access Climate Sanitation,
  • 16 Oct 2018- 16:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced (October 15) two new loan facilities for Uzbekistan amounting to $232 Million USD for freshwater and energy efficiency initiatives. In completely different transactions, the European Bank
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY The Daily Beast With Gaza’s water system on the verge of “collapse” a humanitarian catastrophe looms, including potential epidemics. The consequences will reach far beyond Gaza’s borders. Access Climate Conflict Disasters Ecosystems Health Policy
  • 16 Oct 2018- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s capital Harare is to seek a new $280 Million USD loan from Chinese investors for improvement of the city’s water networks in the wake of a cholera outbreak that has killed 54 and caused as many as 9,000 suspected cases across
  • 16 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel A recent study by the RAND Corporation reports that water pollution accounts for more than a quarter of illnesses in the Gaza Strip and that more than 12 percent of child deaths up until four years ago was linked to gastrointestinal
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Info DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation, says a new World Bank report. Despite progress in improving access to water and sanitation, 41 percent of all
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA New Telegraph The N50 billion Sunti Golden Sugar Estate (SGSE) built by giant food and agro-allied company, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, in Mokwa, Niger State, has been ravaged by massive flood, leading to suspension of the sugar crushing exercise
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative total of cases is 6423, including 42
  • 12 Oct 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Senate passed bipartisan legislation October 10 authorizing billions of dollars in spending for waterway and safe water projects. The spending is directed at improvement of ports, dams and harbors, protection against
  • 12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Information Service The Government has commenced a review of the corporate governance and business model of the National Water Commission (NWC). Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the review of the NWC comes in light of the challenges
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is hopeful that President’s Akufo Addo’s dream of making the national capital, Accra, the cleanest city in Africa by 2020 will be achieved. The ambitious plan comes in the face of worsening
  • 9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The European public has until 4 March 2019 to
  • 9 Oct 2018- 07:55 by Local Press Report LIBREVILLE Afrik 21 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its intention to invest CFAF 49.5 billion, or nearly €75 million, in this project, which involves the construction of 149 km of drinking water network. The Gabonese government estimates
  • 8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing temperatures to rise towards 2 degrees C above

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