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  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicating hunger, providing access to sanitation,
  • 18 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Water use restrictions are in place in much of France as drought hits crisis level in much of the country. France has suffered from lack of rainfall since last summer, compounded by an unprecedented recent heatwave with temperatures
  • 16 Jul 2019- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Research into Hepatitis E (HEV) disease indicates that population density and lack of clean water are factors that contribute to outbreaks. Anna Carratalà and Stéphane Joost of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness at the
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources. The White House has indicated that the
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explored, according to a newly published &quot
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim that children here have rising levels of lead
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Asian Age In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on Southern Plains of the country. The level
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management. The office of State Flood Control and
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, Georgia Glacial melting in Antarctica has increased rapidly and could lead to a tipping point and become irreversible according to new research. An examination of the Thwaites glacier by the US's Georgia Institute of Technology revealed
  • 10 Jul 2019- 09:53 by Local Press Report BERLIN World Cargo News Germany’s federal transport secretary, Andreas Scheuer, has published an action plan aimed at dealing with extreme low water levels on the river Rhine. Dubbed ‘Niedrigwasser Rhein’ (Low water Rhine), the plan- officially unveiled on
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking their lives to repair damaged infrastructure,

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