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  • 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
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Express Tribune The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in Gwadar and asked the department concerned of
  • 29 Nov 2018- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The feasibility of the innovative endeavour of two Chinese universities, codenamed “Tianhe Project”, that will utilize sky-based and space technologies to divert water vapor has been criticized by Chinese atmospheric physicists. Tianhe
  • 27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report CAIRO Global Times People were all with smiles while seeing water massively running out of a 500-horsepower pump to cover a pool of sand in the middle of vast desert. It was during one of the pumping tests for a well dug by China's ZPEC drilling company
  • 27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionally mandated Assessment summarizes the impacts
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The United Kingdom has released its most comprehensive projections yet of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Met Office’s Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) which were launched November 26 by Environment
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization is projecting a 75-80 percent chance of an El Nino developing in the next three months, although it is not expected to be a strong event. A November 27 update from the organization says that sea
  • 26 Nov 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent London, United Kingdom A United Kingdom emergency contingency plan has warned that a so-called “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed exit deal, could trigger a clean water shortage “within days”. The Mail on Sunday
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS UrduPoint Syria will build a water storage basin near Ras al Basit town in Latakia province upon the project designed by Russian specialists, Hassan Nabil, the director of water resources department of the province, said. "After the launch of

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