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  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report NAROK TOWN The Star Conflicts between people and wildlife currently rank among the main threats to conservation in Africa, since residents often end up killing endangered species, such as elephants, during confrontations. Those conflicts have escalated as
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report XIANTAO Global Times More than 20 villagers from Xiantao, Central China's Hubei Province, suffered from vomiting and diarrhea after being poisoned after drinking tap water. All of them have recovered except for two, who have been hospitalized for
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin in Yunnan Province. The project includes
  • 29 Sep 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has awarded the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) $1.16 Million USD for implementing a reliable and inexpensive solution to providing water to refugee camps in Uganda. Delivering water by
  • 25 Aug 2020- 00:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHONGQING, China A new surge in heavy rain and upstream flooding on the Yangtze River has caused many riverside businesses to shut down, whle shipments along the river were halted on 18 August, affecting deliveries to manufactureers. Many Chinese
  • 6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Residents in five villages in Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District have raised a red flag over industrial waste that has contaminated a key water source in the area. Residents say the continued release of waste from a Palm Oil Mill at
  • 6 Jul 2020- 09:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the highest level of response. Water levels in
  • 18 May 2020- 08:32 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Israel will review a Hong Kong-based company’s involvement in a major infrastructure project after a warning from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about rising Chinese influence. Hong Kong-based CK Hutchison Holdings is
  • 29 Apr 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Conakry, Guinea A new report from research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes construction of the Republic of Guinea's Souapiti dam as breaching human rights requirements for displaced persons. The group examines the impact of the
  • 15 Apr 2020- 11:12 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Actions by China have been described as compounding a 2019 Mekong River drought that had severe impacts on livelihoods in downstream nations. China is accused in an April 2020 US government-funded study of restricting water
  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:50 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily China will transfer 80 million cubic meters of water to the Xianghai Wetland in Northeast China's Jilin province, the Ministry of Water Resources said Tuesday. Due to less rainfall, the areas of Xianghai Wetland and Niuxintaobao
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUNMING Xinhuanet A severe drought has affected over 1 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, while 258,400 domestic animals were also short of water.the provincial water conservancy department said Friday. A total of 181,333 hectares of
  • 15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening yields of rice and fruit in the region.
  • 13 Feb 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report HONG KONG CNN Early Tuesday morning, health officials in Hong Kong partially evacuated residents from an apartment block over fears the coronavirus may have been transmitted via the building's pipes. Two residents living on different floors of a high
  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inform national planning and evidence-based

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