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  • 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- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam used data from four
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report TAKORADI GhanaWeb Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Dapaah has argued that the extent of damage caused by the operations of illegal mining, popularly known as 'Galamsey' can never be underrated. She stressed that arguments
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua Net News China has made headway in pushing major water conservancy projects amid efforts to enhance capacity on flood control, drought relief, as well as food and ecological security, a senior official said. Some 132 key water conservancy
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The 20-year master plan for the country's water management system is expected to win approval by the national committee on water resources on Dec 19 after which it will be implemented, Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya said
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report CHON BURI Bangkok Post Officials are planning to lay an undersea pipe to pump water to Koh Lan, a scenic islet off Pattaya, in a fresh bid to solve the severe water shortage there. If the project is given the green light, several thousand local residents 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- 10:19 by Local Press Report PUNE BBC News While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have begun serving only half glasses of water to
  • 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- 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- 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
  • 4 Dec 2018- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Info TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland An EU-funded UNICEF project to address water scarcity issues in four towns, affecting 800,000 people in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, was inaugurated December 2. The Improving Urban Water Service Delivery Project in
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenyans Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Saturday offered city dwellers rewards for arresting water cartels and rogue Nairobi City County officials. Residents were promised a Ksh300,000 (approx. $2,900 USD) reward for apprehending cartels known to
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report Port-of-Spain Jamaica Observer The Climate Resilience in Grenada's Water Sector (G-Crews) project, whose US$42- million budget will be mostly met by the US$35-million grant from the Green Climate Fund, is designed to tackle water issues brought about by
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report EL PASO TX CNN News One of the city of El Paso's prime sources of water is the Rio Grande. Typically the river can supply as much as half of the city's water needs. But climate change is making that increasingly difficult and is pushing the city to

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