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  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual “ State of Food Security and Nutrition in
  • 11 Sep 2018- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the ongoing water crisis to be the biggest issue for the country. In a televised address last week Imran said that he has been taking presentations in the last 2 weeks on issues faced by
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change,” Guterres
  • 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- 07:19 by Local Press Report PALMERSTON NORTH Radio New Zealand Contamination from banned chemicals in firefighting foam at levels above safe drinking water guidelines has been found in streams around Palmerston North airport. Streams around Palmerston North airport are contaminated
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI South China Morning Post What a difference a year can make in China-India relations. Last year, China was blamed for a flood in northeastern India. This year, it is being praised for helping to minimise the damage. The early warning China issued to
  • 8 Sep 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report HUNTINGDON BBC News Anglian Water has announced plans to invest £6.5 billion in its network to combat future "extreme weather challenges". Chief Executive Officer Peter Simpson said the money would be used to ensure supplies despite the likelihood
  • 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- 09:49 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- 06:50 by Local Press Report KOTA KINABALU The Star Online Sabahans have been warned to be prepared and find ways to stock up water as the state may face a critical water shortage towards the end of the year. State Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony said the water
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Info TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority announced at the end of August that, even with an increase in rainfall over previous years, the country can expect the country's 5 year drought to continue. Three threshold lines mark the water status in the Kinneret
  • 21 Aug 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The Water and Sanitation Committee of the parliament of South Africa reported this week that "lack of investment in maintenance of the sewage infrastructure” by the Sedibeng District and Emfuleni municipalities has led to
  • 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
  • 19 Aug 2018- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DURHAM, United States A dramatic increase in fracking's water footprint in the United States from 2011 to 2016 indicates that future hydraulic fracturing practices will require far more water than previously estimated. A new report from Duke
  • 15 Aug 2018- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Coastal Europe faces unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken, according to new research. Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100, compared to around 102,000 today.

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