Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 26 Jan 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected over 820,00 people and killed close to 10
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:33 by Local Press Report KARACHI The Express Tribune Spelling out the priorities of the provincial government in a meeting with a World Bank (WB) delegation, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah claimed that he had given equal attention to the development of urban and rural
  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:50 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times Japanese firms have been asked to invest in building clean water facilities and supplying clean water-related equipment to Cambodia in line with government sanitation policy. Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Each decade since 1980
  • 22 Jan 2020- 06:18 by Local Press Report BELGRADE Serbian Monitor Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, the Director of Representative Office of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) in Serbia, Li Xueqiang, and the Director of
  • 18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Health, and proper for the consumption",
  • 15 Jan 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”. The event is
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in Yemen due to poor-quality
  • 15 Jan 2020- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAITHNESS, United Kingdom Caithness General Hospital in Wick, Scotland, has become the first in the world to be awarded Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification. AWS is a global membership collaboration comprising businesses, NGOs and the
  • 13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Aquatech A much-needed financial boost of over $100 million could soon benefit Mexico’s ageing water infrastructure. “The project is focused on two central issues: improvement in the energy efficiency and resilience of the Cutzamala System and
  • 13 Jan 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report SPLIT European Commission Today, the European Commission approved an investment of over EUR 128 million from the Cohesion Fund to modernise water supply, waste water collection and waste water treatment infrastructures in the urban Croatian area of Split
  • 11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a relatively brief 17-page document released
  • 10 Jan 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia The total pipeline of water and sewage construction projects coming across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is estimated at around $133.2 billion, with $19.1 billion spent this year and $30.8 billion in 2020, according to a report
  • 10 Jan 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt and the United States Agency for International Development have signed an agreement for an additional $6 million for the North Sinai development initiative, bringing the total in the bilateral assistance programme to the governorate

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