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  • 17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Technological solutions such as desalination, wastewater reuse and rainwater harvesting can go a long way to alleviate water shortages around the world, according to experts participating in a World Bank panel discussion on
  • 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
  • 20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeting with riparian countries Afghanistan,
  • 27 Jun 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Severe air pollution in Malaysia, which covered the country in a thick haze last week, has increased demand for treated water, as people are drinking and bathing more frequently, Selangor state water utility Syarikat Bekalan Air
  • 14 May 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking water, Djibouti's La Nation reported.
  • 23 Jan 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi Djiboutian Finance Minister Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh on Sunday (January 20th) signed an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart Sufian Ahmed for the construction of a water pipeline linking the two countries, Djibouti's La Nation
  • Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas), the water utility operating in Malaysia’s Selangor state, has placed full-page advertisements in several major newspapers to refute the Selangor government’s claims over the ongoing Klang Valley water crisis.
  • Your new neighbor in rural Africa or Latin America is increasingly likely to be a multinational company. 
  • 6 Oct 2011- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) will lend Paraguay $20 million USD for water and sanitation services, while the Spanish government, through the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America
  • 25 Jul 2011- 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya. The volatile region is experiencing the worst drought
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews)-- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing energy and agricultural