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  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Truthout In this great 27,000 square mile swath of land in the Four Corners region of Southwestern U.S., between 30 and 40 percent of the some 200,000 have no direct access to running water. Half of the Navajo population within the Utah portion
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report BANDIPORA The Realkashmir News As many as 600 people have reportedly been admitted at New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC), after consuming highly contaminated water at Ajas village in Kashmir’s Bandipora district. 600 people diagnosed with Jaundice and
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:53 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right a decade ago, but 785 million people worldwide still have no water close to home. Ten photographs marking the 10th anniversary of access to water and sanitation being declared a
  • 5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have almost $400 Billion USD less than projected
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF and Pure Earth. Of the approximately 800
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:00 by Local Press Report GABARONE News 24 Preliminary tests to explain the reason for hundreds of mysterious elephant deaths in Botswana point to a naturally occurring toxin as a probable cause, a senior wildlife official told Reuters. It was highly unlikely that an infectious
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:57 by Local Press Report ACCRA GBC Ghana Online Parliament has approved two separate loan facilities to the tune of about one hundred and two million Euro (€101,761,002.1) for the design and the construction of Nima drain from Kaokudi to the Odaw River Basin. The project covers works
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:48 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank From Mozambique in the south to Morocco in the north, 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time, thanks to African Development Bank projects. The
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:46 by Local Press Report FLINT MI A divided Michigan Supreme Court says state government departments, former Gov. Rick Snyder and former emergency managers he appointed to run the city of Flint must face a civil lawsuit related to their handling of the city’s water crisis. In a
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has announced creation of a pan-European Umbrella Study to examine RNA fragments of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater. The purpose of the study is to reliably monitor the presence of the virus without direct testing of
  • 30 Jul 2020- 09:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat TBILISI, Georgia The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced an investment of $20 Million USD in green bonds that will be issued by Georgia Global Utilities (GGU), earmarked for capital expenditure in GGU ’s water supply and sanitation business in
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:45 by Local Press Report BAKU Azertag Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), urged countries to prioritize investment in water management, sanitation systems, and hygiene services, according to the
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:43 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat As the COVID-19 crisis grew this spring, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) revamped its Water Office, renamed it as the Center for Water Security, Sanitation, and Hygiene, and added it to the Bureau for
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:44 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Global Finance Magazine With the Senate’s approval in June of the Water and Sanitation Framework Bill, Brazil kicked off a massive bidding process for the concession to run these services this and the coming years. The new law’s main objective is to
  • 29 Jul 2020- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New  research from three universities in London reveals that microplastics are present in high quantities across the tidal Thames River in London and are being ingested by the river’s wildlife. While pollution from trace metals

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