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  • 20 May 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have constructed a deep underground shaft to provide safe water to Rohingya refugees in Camp 12 at Cox’s Bazar,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Newsn The construction of a China-funded mega sewage treatment plant started on Sunday. The project agreement was signed between Dhaka WASA (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) and Hydro China Corporation. The project includes sewage
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Asian Development Bank Bangladesh is to receive a $20 million USD loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional $25.44 million USD in grant financing to spur off-grid solar photovoltaic
  • 2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential of practices such as drip irrigation,
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Economic Times A UN report released on Sunday reported that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor condition and 36 per cent of the 24,773 latrines were about to overflow in southeastern Bangladesh where some 750,000 Rohingya
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu rivulet that flows through the Tibetan
  • 12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the Brahmaputra River system. In a 9th October article,
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Overpumping in Dhaka may threaten regional groundwater resources outside the city. A new paper published this week in Nature Communications describes the impact of groundwater overpumping in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The report predicts
  • 4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s development goals, including improved standards of living, food security and growth of textile exports, will not be possible unless the country does a better job of improving water governance, according to two new reports
  • 28 May 2015- 15:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 28 May 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHULNA, Bangladesh The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) in Khulna, Bangladesh’s third-largest city, said this week that a dramatic drop in the groundwater table has put the city’s water supply at risk. Khulna currently meets all its water supply
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood

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