Policy/Legislation

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  • 26 Jan 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected over 820,00 people and killed close to 10
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:33 by Local Press Report KARACHI The Express Tribune Spelling out the priorities of the provincial government in a meeting with a World Bank (WB) delegation, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah claimed that he had given equal attention to the development of urban and rural
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Urdu Point Parliamentarians and experts underscored here on Thursday the need to open diplomatic channels to address water management issues concerning Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. A large number of parliamentarians, diplomats and water experts
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST WWF At Püspökszilágy, a small settlement nestled in the Cserhát Hills of in northern Hungary with just under 900 inhabitants, sudden, intense precipitation events cause flash-flooding every two to five years. Under the LIFE-MICACC Project, we have
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Deutsche Welle Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ecosystems. Access Corporate Risk
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC NPR The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for water crisis victims to sue state and local government officials in Flint, Mich. For years, Flint city officials and state regulators have argued that they are protected by "qualified
  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has maintained a historical and current database
  • 25 Jan 2020- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States Dr John Matthews, Executive Director of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Matthews reflects on December
  • 26 Jan 2020- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIVASHA, Kenya Women water leaders from Nile Basin countries have called for “more inclusive decision making” in order to mitigate and manage water-related challenges in the region and have called for an enhanced role in decision making, saying that 
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS are more prevalent in the drinking water of dozens of US cities, with new findings confirming that exposure to the "forever chemicals" has been previously underestimated
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:49 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Water samples collected from three separate locations around the lake show it contains high levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum, and phosphorus, which are not good for human life when consumed in certain quantities. Health Pollution Water
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:51 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR New Straits Times Japan's leading role in the construction of the multi-billion ringgit raw water tunnel project from Pahang to Selangor has won praise from Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Dr Xavier Jayakumar. Not only did
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:48 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Radio Dalsan The Federal Government of Somalia, the United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched the 2020 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) to provide US$1.03 billion in life-saving assistance and livelihood support to 3 million
  • 26 Jan 2020- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump has elaborated on his government's plan to roll back federal protections of water resources, telling the American Farm Bureau Federation 19 January that new water supply rules would

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