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  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege. The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservoir levels in western Maharashtra and assert
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India Heavy rains in southwest India have caused major disruption to water and power supply in the state of Kerala, with water supply systems disrupted, and reservoirs reaching capacity levels. Kerala Water Authority (KWA) reported
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANCHESTER, United Kingdom The north of England experienced very heavy rain July 31, causing some localized havoc. In Derbyshire, excessive amounts of water flowing over a dam built in 1831 caused a concrete slab to slip away. It took some time to alert
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 25 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO AFP From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from the country's mining industry, are ticking
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim that children here have rising levels of lead
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGDO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will finance a 7-year program in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) to build water resilience. $18.6 Million USD funding will assist is adaptation to increased climate risks, including more frequent and
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city administration is able to supply only 60
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE CA, United States Curtailment of essential water resources, as a consequence of a climate change-driven incident, would cause significant financial and societal hardship for up to at least 20 percent of the world’s population who live in stressed
  • 27 May 2019- 06:48 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY MENAFN With the increasing of tension in the region and the high probability of war between the United States and Iran there is increasing talk about the preparations of the ministries of state to meet any emergency. The situation imposes an
  • 18 May 2019- 06:37 by OOSKAnews Info TUSCALOOSA AL, United States Using machine-learning based analysis, researchers have organized extreme floods in the continental United States into four groups based on atmospheric patterns that happen at the same time. Tropical moisture exports, tropical
  • 7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Citing
  • 1 Apr 2019- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED APRIL 1 The port city of Beira, Mozambique, has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517 since Cyclone Idai hit March 14 severely damaging water systems.
  • 8 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Biteko said Acacia needs to stop contaminated

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