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  • 6 Aug 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico on August 5th declared six more municipalities to be “disaster areas” due to drought, and implemented water rationing for another 180,000 people. The six municipalities added to the disaster declaration include Aibonito,
  • 4 Aug 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Thirty percent of Puerto Rico’s public schools-- a total of 359 schools-- will not serve breakfast during the academic year on days when water is being rationed. However, education Department Spokesperson Cosette Donalds Brown told
  • 23 May 2012- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) is supporting the Egyptian government reform its national water management and irrigation programs, Egyptian officials said on May 19. Egypt’s ministries of irrigation and water
  • Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) provides a snapshot of the state of groundwater resources around the world. 
  • 23 Jan 2012- 17:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A joint Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian committee met in Al Rosiris, Sudan last week to assess the impact of Ethiopia’s Millennium Dam project on the Nile River. During the meeting, Sudanese members of the committee for the first time expressed