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  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom National plans being made by countries around the world for managing water fail to consider the effects of climate change, resulting in devastating consequences for the world's poorest people, British charity Tearfund has
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China T he specter of a serious stand-off is looming between India and China over a Chinese proposal to divert the waters of Brahmaputra, a river which originates in Tibet, to its water-scarce Experts warn that China's ambitious diversion
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the two private water companies serving the Philippine capital and surrounding cities, plans to build a water treatment plant to draw as much as 300 million liters per day of drinking water from
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a 32-year loan of $59.78 million USD and a grant of $23.22 million USD from the Asian Development Fund for the Dry Zone Urban Water and Sanitation project in Sri Lanka. The project will
  • 15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Cairo-based Arab Water Council (AWC) organized the first Arab Water Forum in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in late November to discuss the best ways to deal with water scarcity and Arab water security. "The forum also focused on the
  • 15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom National plans being made by countries around the world for managing water fail to consider the effects of climate change, resulting in devastating consequences for the world's poorest people, British charity Tearfund has
  • 15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Water utilities in Kenya have failed a key test of their ability to meet rising demand for sustainable water supply and sewerage services. The revelations by Kenya's Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) come in the midst of a
  • 15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt T he Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announced that it intends to expand the launching of water users associations in order to organize irrigation processes in all governorates. These associations, which started in the Upper (southern)
  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Poland, POZNAN c limate change negotiators meeting in Poland this month face inevitable conflicts between developed and developing nations over who should be doing more to reduce greenhouse gases. Yet biofuels bring rare agreement. The production of
  • 8 Dec 2008- 21:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Poland, POZNAN c limate change negotiators meeting in Poland this month face inevitable conflicts between developed and developing nations over who should be doing more to reduce greenhouse gases. Yet biofuels bring rare agreement. The production of
  • 8 Dec 2008- 21:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, SUBANG JAYA H alf of the world's population could face a shortage of clean water by 2080 because of climate change. Some have also raised concerns that dwindling water resources could lead to increased potential for inter- and intra-state
  • 8 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, SUBANG JAYA H alf of the world's population could face a shortage of clean water by 2080 because of climate change. Some have also raised concerns that dwindling water resources could lead to increased potential for inter- and intra-state
  • 8 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian authorities have found Pakistan's allegations on the Chenab River water flow unsubstantiated. A high-level Indian team, led by Indus Water Commissioner G. Ranganathan visited Pakistan last week. The team has reportedly found
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent switzerland, DAVOS The year 2008 will go down in the record books as the year of food, energy and economic crises. Yet there is another looming crisis that cuts across this universe of problems, and it involves water. The passing year was marked by
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malaysia, SUBANG JAYA H Half of the world's population could face a shortage of clean water by 2080 because of climate change. Some have also raised concerns that dwindling water resources could lead to increased potential for inter- and intra-state

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