Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 10 African Water Operator Partnerships (WOP)
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Mayor Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capital, according to local officials. This
  • 12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WASH Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said in an interview. “What we are seeing now is
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report HARROGATE Edie P&G brands such as Fairy, Ariel, Head & Shoulders and Gillette are all products used alongside water, as such, the parent company is rolling out a new campaign to create better access to clean water and contribute to the UN Sustainable
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States UNEP (the United Nations Environment Program) has released a report “ Safe Climate ” which concludes that climate change and its impacts threaten a broad range of human rights and, as a result, states and private actors have
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:41 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Speaking on the final day of the 15th Iran International Water and Wastewater Exhibition (Watex 2019), Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said in the second half of the current year, every week a new project is planned to be inaugurated.
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Economic Times The Centre will soon start consultation process to make mandatory compliance of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) quality standard for tap water to begin with in the national capital, state capitals and 100 smart cities,
  • 3 Oct 2019- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has announced the establishment of a special task-force to devise an immediate solution to capital city Harare’s worsening water crisis. The 30 September announcement came a week after Harare City Council shut
  • 10 Oct 2019- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Geneva Water Hub and OOSKAnews hosted an international press conference at the Geneva Water Hub 4 October to launch the global media platform “The Water Diplomat”. Footage of the press conference can be found HERE. Issue 2 of
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report DELHI India News Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat makes no bones about his ambitious target. He says that his ministry has been charged with securing India's water supplies, and that the government has ambitious targets to meet. Speaking at
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI United News of India The Centre will soon come out with an updated National Water Policy to effect key changes in Water Governance Structure, Regulatory Framework besides setting up of a National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency. Addressing the
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report URUMQI Xinhua Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region provided access to drinking water for more than 264,000 people in rural areas by August, according to the region's water resources department. A total of 300,000 people in rural areas

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