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  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The World Bank In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain. Container-based sanitation (CBS) consists of an end-to-end service
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle, a PhD Researcher at the University of
  • 11 Feb 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Lawakers of the US House of Representatives and Senate have introduced a highly anticipated, but possibly doomed, joint Resolution widely labelled as a “Green New Deal”. According to co-sponsor and the republic's new
  • 22 Jan 2019- 08:51 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill The deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will leave her position this week due to disagreements with members of the Trump administration regarding housing policy and the administration's efforts to prevent
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States NGO Food and Water Watch has submitted a letter to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights alleging that the US is in breach of the UN's International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights with regard to the
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US water organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging funding for the country's crucial water infrastructure. The January 10 letter from a coalition of 91 national, state and local organizations requests funding
  • 11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described the first daughter's name as &quot
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has announced the establishment of an Energy-Water Desalination Hub which is slated to receive up to $100 Million USD subject to appropriations. The Hub, announced in December, will focus
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. The report asserts that Congress has failed
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has earmarked up to $2.4 Billion USD for water and environmental infrastructure projects in 46 states, affecting 936,000 rural Americans. In making the new investment  announcement
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and rural areas. The project intends to
  • 4 Dec 2018- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The  report,
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian China, Russia and Canada’s current climate policies would drive the world above a catastrophic 5C of warming by the end of the century, according to a study that ranks the climate goals of different countries. The US and Australia
  • 14 Nov 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Proceedings of the National Academy of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) has published research calling for the hydropower sector to pay more attention to social and environmental consequences of dam

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