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  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 10 Jan 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia The total pipeline of water and sewage construction projects coming across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is estimated at around $133.2 billion, with $19.1 billion spent this year and $30.8 billion in 2020, according to a report
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, several camps were inundated, with the rain
  • 30 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new report authored by the International Labour Organisation, WaterAid, World Bank and World Health Organisation focuses on the well being of sanitation workers; their safety, health and dignity. The report was launched on
  • 30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed by Oxfam, which supply a quarter of a
  • 21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitarian situation in Yemen, including severe water
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report URUMQI Xinhua Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region provided access to drinking water for more than 264,000 people in rural areas by August, according to the region's water resources department. A total of 300,000 people in rural areas
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new policy brief from UN-Water, the interagency mechanism that coordinates the efforts of United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues, highlights that climate change increases
  • 28 Sep 2019- 01:31 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM The Citizen The Tanzania government has signed an agreement for a grant with the World Bank amounting to $4.5 million (equivalent to Sh10.35 billion) to improve water supply through improved solar pumping systems. The project, under the Global
  • 25 Sep 2019- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Contamination of tap water in the United States caused by arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants, and traces of uranium and radium could result in over 100,000 cancer cases in the course of a lifetime, researchers claim.
  • 23 Sep 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISPRA, Italy The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission have launched the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA). The Alliance arises from a comprehensive resolution adopted at the third UN
  • 22 Sep 2019- 01:18 by Local Press Report MALAGA The Olive Press A river of sewage is leaking into an aquifer supplying water to towns in the province of Malaga. Dirty water is flowing into the underground water supply, which caters for the towns of Alhaurín de la Torre, Alora and Pizarra, all
  • 7 Sep 2019- 05:40 by Local Press Report BERLIN C Net My hands shook as I brought a glass of Reuse Brew to my lips. I don't normally hesitate to drink a beer, but as the name suggests, Reuse Brew was made from recycled wastewater-- that's right, the stuff of toilets. I shouldn't have
  • 21 Aug 2019- 14:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India In an India Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a need for definitive progress in addressing challenges of eliminating poverty and corruption, managing population growth and providing drinking water to all. Modi
  • 18 Aug 2019- 06:17 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald Libya’s Tripoli-based Water Authority announced today that electricity has been reconnected to the Man-Made River Project wells in the Hasawna region located about 450 km south of Tripoli. With this, it said that water has started to be

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