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  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Think Progress The No. 2 official at the Department of the Interior canceled plans to speak at a water industry forum in Colorado after department ethics officials concluded his appearance at the event could raise conflicts-of-interest concerns
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia University's International Research
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report TOBRUK The Libya Observer An official at the desalination plant in Tobruk said that they had to reduce the amount of daily production of water to the half because of the lack of necessary chemical materials needed for operating the plant, noting that the
  • 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- 11:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA Reuters A total of 275,000 people have been displaced by drought in western Afghanistan- 52,000 more than the number uprooted by conflict this year- with over two million threatened by the effects of water shortages, the United Nations said.
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States An investigative report has accused Harvard University’s endowment fund of using an opaque corporate structure to acquire control of farmland across five continents during the past 10 years. This mmonth's report by two non
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the northern edge of Basra has been out of action
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report RAIPUR The Hitavada In a bid to minimise man and elephant conflict and enrich flora and fauna in Surajpur Forest Division of Chhattisgarh, at least 12 earthen check dams have been constructed inside the forests within two years. “Water body is the most
  • 11 Sep 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A nationwide survey of a sub-Saharan African country is being conducted to find connections between droughts, migration and violence. A team from the University of Utah, US in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States An August 2018 Report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) reviews key drivers behind links between water risk and security threats, conflict, migration and food security. “ Water, Security and Conflict ” is intended for
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen. The UN describes Yemen as the "worst humanitarian crisis
  • 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
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participants from 133 countries who attended nearly
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report OAXACA CITY Mexico News Daily A year and a half ago, authorities in San Pedro y San Pablo Ayutla, a municipality in the state’s Mixe region about 100 kilometers southeast of Oaxaca City, connected to the water supply of the neighboring municipality of
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:28 by Local Press Report NEW YORK Press TV The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen is reportedly increasing, raising concerns of a possible “third wave” of the epidemic, according to UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric this week. Dujarric stated “since April 2017, more than 1.1

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