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  • 19 Sep 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Waterless technology that treats excrement on-site provides the health benefits of removal without the infrastructure costs of sewer and treatment plants and, at the same time, preserves valuable water resources, according to an
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report NEW YORK UNICEF An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:09 by Local Press Report Port Harcourt The Daily Trust More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Zaid said it is important for Nigeria triple her investment in water
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States Three US Senators from the State of Michigan have introduced bipartisan legislation September 17 to hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30. This week, 405 new cases were reported in the country’s capital
  • 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
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the northern edge of Basra has been out of action
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MADRAS, India A Tamil Nadu opposition politician has condemned a report by the Union Ministry of Water Resources that stated that the shuttered Sterlite Industry copper smelting plant was not the only cause of pollution of local groundwater. Indian
  • 8 Sep 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Info DETROIT, United States The Detroit, Michigan Public Schools Superintendent has ordered closure of water fountains and other drinking fixtures in all 106 public schools in Detroit from September 4, the start of the school year, after tsts identified unsafe levels
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen. The UN describes Yemen as the "worst humanitarian crisis
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can act as risk multipliers, compounding
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The health ministers of 47 African countries adopted August 28 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control thereby pledging to implement key
  • 8 Sep 2018- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The World Bank has announced the launch of a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the critical role of water and ocean resources. The bonds aim to raise at least $3 Billion USD and will provide investors
  • 21 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info GAZA, Palestinian Territory The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel to prevent essential services in the

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