Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. The report asserts that Congress has failed
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has earmarked up to $2.4 Billion USD for water and environmental infrastructure projects in 46 states, affecting 936,000 rural Americans. In making the new investment  announcement
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and rural areas. The project intends to
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report SHARM EL-SHEIKH Ahram Online Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed two agreements on Saturday to establish an EGP 1.4 billion water system in Bahr Al-Bakr and to finance four desalination plants in South Sinai governorate for EGP 880
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Politics Web The Department of Water and Sanitation's internal audit committee had given its former minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, detailed quarterly reports about serious financial mismanagement in her department – but she ignored them all.
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio On December 7, a judge decided another top state health department official should face trial in connection with the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells listened as District Court Judge William Crawford bound her over for trial.
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report JAMMU Kashmir Reader As a long-term strategy for conservation of prominent water bodies in the state, including Dal Lake, Jhelum, Chenab and Tawi rivers from pollution hazards, and for the restoration of pristine glory of twin capital cities namely, Jammu and
  • 6 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to water, climate patterns and water usage rates.
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report CLUJ Romania Insider A new European project worth more than EUR 355 million, which targets the development of the water and wastewater infrastructure in the counties of Cluj and Salaj, is ready to kick off after the authorities signed the financing contract.
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Middle East Monitor Head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) Mazen Ghonim said yesterday that the Palestinian water crisis will end only when the Israeli occupation does. During the opening of a new water project, Ghoneim stressed that the
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report LIRA New Vision The Ministry of Water and Environment with support from the German government-owned development bank KfW on Thursday launched a new phase III of water and sanitation project worth sh46b for refugee host communities in northern Uganda. Selected
  • 6 Dec 2018- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Info BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic The Kyrgyz Republic is to benefit from $38.6 Million USD loan and grant funding from the  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  to modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, strengthen disaster risk management, and
  • 4 Dec 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK Environment Secretary was forced last week to reassure a parliamentary committee that the country’s drinking water would be safe in the event of a “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed
  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for

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