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  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing them to violence. The report, published by the
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office said 11 October that Armenian armed forces had carried out a missile attack on the Mingachevir Hydroelectric Power Plant in Azerbaijan, Russian state media outlet TASS reported. "At about
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Local Press Report PANAJI Deccan Herald The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Friday punched holes in the BJP-led coalition government's legal strategy to file a contempt petition against Karnataka in the ongoing conflict between the two states over the waters of the Mahadayi
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report MOSCOW TASS The Russian government will allocate more than 5 billion rubles ($64.5 mln) to resolve issues related to water supply in Crimea, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at a government meeting on Thursday. Today, at a government meeting, we will
  • 12 Oct 2020- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP). The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the World Food Programme won the award "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:49 by Local Press Report BAKU Caspian News Armenian armed forces launched a missile attack on the central Azerbaijani city of Mingachevir, which hosts the country's largest hydroelectric power and water reservoir. “Proof of Armenia's deliberate and targeted attack against
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-19 health crisis, and loss of crops and
  • 8 Oct 2020- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KITUI, Kenya An extended dry season has fueled farmer-herder friction along the border of Tana River and Kitui Counties in Kenya, raising fears of conflict over scarce water and pastureland resources. Kitui county officials have advised that they are in
  • 8 Oct 2020- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AS-SALIF, Yemen This news article was updated 19 October The United Nations Security Council has called on Iran-backed Houthis to give experts immediate access to the stricken SFO Safer oil tanker in the Red Sea. The tanker has been stranded and
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat New YORK NY, United States In addresses to September’s seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have described their countries’ respective positions and views around the contentious, and soon to
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:22 by Local Press Report KALOKOL The Star The rising water level in Lake Turkana has displaced hundreds of people living along its shores and destroyed property. The water level in the lake has surged to unprecedented levels from 500 metres to 800 metres, submerging beaches, hotels,
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report YOLA Modern Ghana Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. Its origin is unknown but it is believed to be a remnant of a former inland sea. It doesn't drain into the ocean but it has shrunk by over 90% since the 1960s due to climate
  • 6 Oct 2020- 08:23 by Local Press Report Leeds ARUP Global engineering company's Arup's latest Global Water Annual Review, released 1 October, describes and offers insights into the breadth of work with the company's clients across key projects, developments and achievements over the
  • 1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmitz discusses human rights, water security and
  • 25 Sep 2020- 12:50 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE Devdiscourse UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Cameroon has said on September 23 that nine cholera cases have been confirmed and one death recorded in Buea, the chief town of the Southwest region of Cameroon since the

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