Conflict

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  • 21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in support for Zimbabwe in response to a United
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by TWD Staff 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 data on water
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by TWD Staff 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 of spring rains
  • 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 TWD Staff 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 recorded on the
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by TWD Staff 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 a drought in
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:23 by Local Press Report MASHAD National Council of Resistance of Iran On Sunday, July 14, 2019, the residents of Hemat Abad, located in the suburbs of the 3rd district of Mashhad, northeast Iran, protested over the shortage of potable water and its low quality, which has led to
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by TWD Staff ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations Food and
  • 19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHPLP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview. The Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace was launched in
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States A new report from an international research team with backgrounds in political science, geography, economic and environmental sciences contends that climate, in and of itself, is not (yet) the basis for conflict, but does
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more than $475 Million USD. The region is extremely
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat It is important to take an inclusive and tangible approach to protecting civilians by protecting the environment during armed conflicts. In recent decades, the link between conflict, the environment and the protection of
  • 12 Jun 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In the latest outbreak of violence in Mali, 35 villagers in the center of the country were massacred by gunmen June 10, with some reports suggesting that 24 of these were children. A long list of violent attacks have been reported
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and

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