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  • 25 Oct 2019- 10:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States A combination of global starvation, war, drought and disease could have devastating effects on world security according to a report from several United States agencies including the US Army, Defense Intelligence Agency, and
  • 21 Oct 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Rapid urbanization has provided most cities in the world with opportunities to provide more sustainable, vibrant, and prosperous centers for their citizens. But they must first address challenges such as inadequate infrastructure investments,
  • 15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on new research findings. The report explains
  • 27 Aug 2019- 10:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden A new World Bank report “ Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis ” shows how a combination of bacteria, sewage, chemicals, and plastics is able to deplete oxygen from water supplies and transform water into poison for people and
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with data
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Environmental Leader The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $135 million in 49 projects to improve rural water infrastructure across the US, announced Chad Rupe, Rural Utilities Service Administrator. USDA is making the
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Jordan Times USAID’s current allocation to support Jordan’s water sector stands at around $80 million per year, according to a senior USAID official, who said that the agency is now working with the Kingdom in two main areas: source water
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat It is important to take an inclusive and tangible approach to protecting civilians by protecting the environment during armed conflicts. In recent decades, the link between conflict, the environment and the protection of
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and
  • 11 May 2019- 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced the availability of $2.6 Billion USD in new funds for the State Revolving Funds (SRF) that are designated to assist states, tribes and territories to improve
  • 17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC USAID In Kenya, the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) program aims to sustainably prevent acute malnutrition among vulnerable groups. The initial target FFP geographies that are the focus of this profile include Isiolo, Marsabit, Samburu and Turkana
  • 1 Apr 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will make available $6 Billion USD under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) for loans in 2019. The loans, announced by agency Administrator
  • 28 Mar 2019- 14:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Vietnam Water and Environment Investment Corporation JSC (VIWASEEN) has been "debarred" by the World Bank (WB) for fraud with respect to the World Bank-financed Mekong Delta Water Resource Management for Rural
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC YOU TUBE In celebration of World Water Day 2019, the Wilson Center and USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation released a new animated short that celebrates how working together to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies not only
  • 22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warming,.suggesting that clean water was a