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  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019. The "WASH Cluster", a collaboration of United
  • 13 Jan 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia. African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In addition to benefits to the general population
  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health Organization's (WHO) arsenic
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their livelihoods and the safety of the fish they now
  • 28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town clerk Mr George Makunde. Aging water and sewer
  • 14 Oct 2018- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, MI The US Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Water Council has released a report examining the daunting challenges US cities face with replacing hundreds of thousands of miles of aging and failing pipes, which are the single costliest water and sewer
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Info DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation, says a new World Bank report. Despite progress in improving access to water and sanitation, 41 percent of all
  • 12 Oct 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Senate passed bipartisan legislation October 10 authorizing billions of dollars in spending for waterway and safe water projects. The spending is directed at improvement of ports, dams and harbors, protection against
  • 9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The European public has until 4 March 2019 to
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Over 115 peoplle have been hospitalized in the city of Makiivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region showing symptoms of drinking tap water contaminated with Manganese. On September 29, Pavlo Lysyanskyi, a representative of Ukraine’s
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has declared a cholera emergency in the country’s capital Harare. The death toll from the disease has risen to 20 and another 2,000 people are infected, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said September 11. A previous cholera
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Following August's leptospirosis outbreak in the Jordan River system in the Golan Heights region of northern Israel, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued September 7 a "Watch- Level 1, Practice Usual

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