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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
  • 21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in support for Zimbabwe in response to a United
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:53 by Local Press Report GLASGOW BBC News A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow if a bid to attract the event to the UK is successful, it has been announced. The UK and Italy have lodged a joint bid to host the 26th Conference of the Parties, known
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:12 by Local Press Report LONDON Food and Drink International British beverage giant, Diageo, is investing £180 million in renewables across its African sites in a move to make its breweries as carbon and water efficient as possible. The company’s largest environmental investment in a
  • 2 Aug 2019- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new effort designed to raise awareness of the importance of water has been launched as part of a UK government Year of Green Action that aims to help people to connect with, protect and enhance nature. The  "Love Water"
  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:18 by Local Press Report TIPTREE BBC News A jam factory that supplies the Queen has caused problems with water pressure on a newly-built neighbouring estate, families living there have claimed. People on the Nine Acres estate in Tiptree, Essex, said they were often unable to shower
  • 10 Jul 2019- 09:54 by Local Press Report BATH PC Gamer Sponges in Minecraft are pretty darn absorbent—a single sponge block can suck up a total of 65 blocks of water before it becomes completely filled and needs to be dried out in a furnace. A modder named Quanted on Reddit wasn't happy with
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report GLASTONBURY The Irish News Ringo Starr is backing a Glastonbury Festival campaign for clean water. The Beatles drummer is supporting an initiative for WaterAid at the Worthy Farm event. The Cure and Norwegian singer Sigrid have also joined the Access Denied
  • 5 Jun 2019- 13:37 by Local Press Report GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY The Guardian Scotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted rivers to eroded peatlands and forests devoid of birds. Now comes a warning about another
  • 23 May 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News North Korea has said it is facing its “worst” drought in a century. But there was little mention of its severity in state media until the UN and South Korea warned of serious food shortages in the country. In true North Korean style, the
  • 11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner describe the embedded and often hidden costs
  • 19 Apr 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Urbanization will drive demand for water and increase the competition between cities and agricultural use for water, according to a new study. An international team led by University of Oxford, UK has examined water reallocation
  • 24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to physical issues such as increasing scarcity and
  • 19 Mar 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Within 25 years England will not have enough water to meet demand, the head of the Environment Agency is warning. The impact of climate change, combined with population growth, means the country is facing an "existential threat",
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report LONDON Utility Week Plans to ship water from the north to the south of England are being worked on by the industry across three regions, MPs have been told. Trevor Bishop, organisational development director at the Water Resources South East (WRSE) group of