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  • 9 Sep 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The government of Kenya plans to build a desalination plant along the country’s Indian Ocean coast to produce water for human consumption and irrigation. Kenya’s coastal region is facing acute water shortages despite its proximity to the
  • 3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya plans to divert some of the water from its longest river, the Tana, and from the perennial Dawa River, to irrigate areas in the arid and semi-arid north of the country under a $21 million USD project sponsored by the water and
  • 26 Jan 2015- 11:03 by Local Press Report TOKYO Bangalore Mirror A sophisticated flood forecast model developed by Japanese scientists will enhance early warnings and help mitigate the impact of climate change in the flood-ravaged trans-boundary river basins of India, Pakistan and even China.
  • 9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it has stashed drinking water supplies, including water kits, hygiene kits, water pumps, generators, and water storage and treatment facilities, in warehouses in the cities of Tacloban
  • 14 Oct 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam.Net Bridge Newly built seafood and garment factories have polluted once-pristine rural areas in the Mekong delta, but relief seems far away. In August, hundreds of citizens in Thanh Phu Commune in the southern most province of Ca Mau destroyed
  • 16 May 2014- 09:31 by Local Press Report BELGRADE Bloomberg Serbia declared a state of emergency and asked Russia, the European Union and Slovenia to send humanitarian and technical assistance after three days of record rainfall triggered floods that have killed five people. Rising rivers forced
  • 27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Phen Post Laos’s controversial Xayaburi dam is 30 per cent built, its government has told the Post. Deputy Energy and Mines Minister Viraponh Viravong said the project – which Laos began work on without regional approval in November 2012
  • 28 Feb 2014- 09:36 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Daily Monitor Construction of the Danube-Oder-Elbe water corridor would be unfounded and unsubstantiated in economic, social as well as environmental terms, the Czech Academy of Science's (AV) commission of experts said in a statement
  • 23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report MOMBASA The Star The Mombasa county government plans to have a water desalination plant, Governor Hassan Joho has said. He said the Japan International Cooperation Agency is currently carrying out a viability study of the project in the Indian Ocean. He said
  • 24 Oct 2013- 09:51 by Local Press Report SOFIA Act Media Romanian and Bulgarian governments support the objectives of building together a third bridge and a hidropower plant on the Danube, Vice Prime Minister Liviu Dragnea told AGERPRES after meeting in Sofia, where he is currently paying an
  • 16 Aug 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The plant that supplies drinking water to the city of Calafat in Romania’s Dolj County has shut down due to the low water level in the Danube River. Currently, the Danube’s flow rate when it enters Romania is 2.4–2.45 cubic meters per
  • 26 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Only 44.2 percent of the Romanian population is connected to drinking water and sewer networks, leaving some 10 million people not connected to piped networks, according to new statistics from the country’s National Statistics
  • 27 Jun 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Laos is moving forward with preparatory work on the Don Sahong Dam, its second on the main stem of the Mekong River, without consultation or approval from its downstream neighbors, according to global environmental group International
  • 24 Jun 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST The Budapest Times Budapest City Council has claimed HUF3 billion (EUR 10 million) from the central budget to cover the cost of dealing with the flood that hit various areas this month when the Danube rose to its highest recorded level, Mayor of
  • 6 Jun 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST xpatloop On 4 June, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared a state of emergency due to the record high water levels expected on the Danube from Wednesday. More than twenty people have been evacuated so far in Pest County and some settlements along the

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