Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard on Wednesday. However, there is still a
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Rappler An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Niño will be hitting the Philippines this year
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The World Bank In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain. Container-based sanitation (CBS) consists of an end-to-end service
  • 20 Feb 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report CHAPEL HILL NC Science News for Students As long as mucus keeps moving, it does a body good. With certain diseases, though, phlegm becomes too thick to be easily cleared and, in some diseases, people risk suffocating from a phlegm overload. The question has
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post As the dry season takes hold, the government is preparing to tackle a water shortage in six provinces, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. “The six provinces affected, but as I have
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE WWF Myanmar and Zambia both face a major stumbling block – not a lack of private sector funds but a lack of viable, sustainable bankable water projects for companies and financial institutions to invest in. Which is why this agreement between FMO,
  • 18 Feb 2019- 10:24 by Local Press Report GUIYANG China.org Southwest China's Guizhou Province will continue investment to guarantee safe drinking water for rural residents. The investment will reach 4.5 billion yuan (664 million U.S. dollars) this year, and authorities plan to make safe
  • 16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report Santa Maria CA Food Safety News The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas. The report looks at the most recent romaine E. coli
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report MINSK Belarusian Telegraph Agency The state budget will spend an equivalent of over $50 million on water deferrization in 2019-2020 according to Belarusian Housing and Utilities Minister Alexander Terekhov during the international conference held in Minsk on
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer More communities across the island are benefiting from improved sewerage service, as the Government moves to build, replace or decommission facilities serving these areas. Over the last 12 months, the National Water Commission (NWC)
  • 13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, with 155 still unaccounted for. An internal
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BELMOPAN St. Lucia News Belize Monday said it is working towards addressing the unpleasant stench that is affecting the residents in the capital and has blamed the wastewater emanating from several industries operating “within close proximity to each other”.
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report DELHI India, which is in the midst of its development journey, may face a grave water crisis in the future. According to a government think tank report, based on data collected from 24 of the country’s 29 states, as many as 600 million people are currently
  • 13 Feb 2019- 06:05 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed a device that can accurately measure fluoride concentrations using only a few drops of water. The importance of the device is that it is portable, less expensive that

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