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  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:53 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Libya Observer The Man-made River Authority (MMRA) said Monday, that water supplies have been cut off to a number of cities in the western region after gunmen stormed the Shwerif site and forced workers to close the valves. "This offensive
  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:51 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Kun.uz The Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade (MIFT) has attracted funds from the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to develop sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure in priority districts of the Bukhara region. It is
  • 8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Large parts of the global observation system are fully
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The fifth “Festival A Sahel Ouvert” on 14-16 February in Mboumba, Senegal, marked the 10th anniversary of a unique, award-winning cultural project in Africa with this year’s themes of health, education, water and innovation. As a driver
  • 7 Apr 2020- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A 60-day submission period, commencing 6 April, for the new Water ChangeMaker Awards, opened this week. The new awards, targeted to those who have shaped water decisions that have helped to build climate resilience, is an initiative of
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:43 by Local Press Report BELMOPAN Breaking Belize News Тhе Nаtіоnаl Меtеоrоlоgісаl Ѕеrvісе (NМЅ) оf Веlіzе іѕ саllіng fоr Веlіzеаnѕ аt аll lеvеlѕ tо соnѕеrvе wаtеr аѕ drоught соndіtіоnѕ іn thе соuntrу іntеnѕіfу duе tо bеlоw-аvеrаgе rаіnfаll. Тhе NМЅ mаdе а ѕtаtеmеnt thіѕ mоrnіng
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestinian News Agency The Palestinian Water Authority Monday warned that dumping colonial Israeli settlements wastewater onto Palestinian vineyards in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron city, exposes Palestinians to the novel coronavirus risk.
  • 7 Apr 2020- 04:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LINCOLN NE, United States Global maps of dry/wet conditions developed by NASA researchers have been made avavilable, and are now accessible online through the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. “The global products
  • 7 Apr 2020- 03:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has cancelled its World Water Week scheduled for 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. After monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the institute’s Board came to the conclusion that
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:38 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News24 Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu appealed to municipalities to refrain from abruptly cutting water supply to residents because it impinged on their basic right to access clean water, while at the same time
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Connexion France Over the past few weeks, as many businesses have closed due to the Covid-19 crisis, in some regions, overall water consumption has dropped. As a result, more water has been sitting stagnant in pipes for longer than normal,
  • 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
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavirus. Social activist Gopeshwar Nath
  • 4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm of poverty, growing natural resource
  • 4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. The research,

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