Conflict

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  • 18 Aug 2019- 06:15 by Local Press Report DENVER CO CBS Denver Investigators with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office are examining whether damage to a municipal water system was intentional and the work of activists intent on curbing the sell-off of mountain water to cities on Colorado’s Front Range.
  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Georgy Muradov
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A former senior analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the United States State Department has defended his decision to resign  last month from his job examining impacts of climate change on national security. In
  • 3 Aug 2019- 13:09 by Local Press Report UKHIA Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh On July 31 2019, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Government of Japan, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and related organizations held an inauguration ceremony to celebrate the
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported by  OOSKAnews  in May this year, failure
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand for potable water and decreasing resources the
  • 28 Jul 2019- 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The region, which hasn’t fully recovered from
  • 26 Jul 2019- 11:05 by Local Press Report HEBRON IMEMC NEWS Israeli forces invaded Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta, near Hebron in the southern West Bank Thursday, and destroyed dozens of olive trees, water irrigation systems and four water wells used by Palestinian Bedouin farmers. This comes
  • 25 Jul 2019- 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Twenty-two scientists from Europe, the United States and Africa are calling on governments support the notion of the United Nations' International Law Commission to protect the environment in armed conflict. This would make
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has reported that eight water facilities in Al-Ma’ra district, southern Idlib, (northwest Syria) have come under attack in the past two months alone, three of which are UNICEF-supported. The facilities provide drinking water for nearly 250

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