Conflict

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  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in Yemen due to poor-quality
  • 15 Jan 2020- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new report from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) examines the effect of regulations with respect to natural resources (specifically, water). The authors suggest  that rules designed to improve resource
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A January 2020 report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) assesses the theory that “depleting water resources in the context of climate change, economic development and population growth” may be a reasonable rationale for
  • 11 Jan 2020- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Manipulation of information and dissemination of “fake news” are having negative effects on transboundary water cooperation, according to an advisor to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), reproduced, December 2019, by
  • 30 Dec 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan Human conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region has been described as “the first climate change war”. In 2007 the then United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said “Amid the diverse social and political causes, (the conflict) began as an
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, several camps were inundated, with the rain
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land according to a new report. This first "
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict over scarce water resources – largely over
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report JALALABAD The Hindu Few other foreign nationals have perhaps received as much love and admiration from the Afghans as Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who dedicated his life to improving healthcare, water availability and agriculture in Afghanistan over the
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report MONTREAL The McGill International Review While our environment might not transform in one conspicuous event, combined small changes will add up over time, and tip over into the aforementioned catastrophe. No place can demonstrate this steady progression
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU humanitarian allocation to Ukraine in 2019
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Conversation Two areas farmed by Israelis for more than 50 years have recently been returned to neighbouring Jordan. The association with water bodies is no coincidence: neither land would have been occupied in the first place were it not for the
  • 19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power projects – Kishanganga and Ratle, under terms of
  • 19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said
  • 19 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Charles Iceland, Director of Global and National Water Initiatives, World Resources Institute (WRI) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. (LINK)   Iceland

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