Conflict

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  • 21 Aug 2019- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan authorities August 19 warned that release of water from an upstream dam may cause flooding in Pakistan’s Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. Further coverage of the Indus Treaty by OOSKAnews   The Indian-administered
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday July 13-14. There
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking their lives to repair damaged infrastructure,
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report SANA'A The Daily Star Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia Wednesday, which the Arab coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties. The Houthis, who threatened last month to
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:16 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Times of Israel Just as Israel’s relations with the Palestinian Authority seem to be sinking lower and US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” is deepening the rift, it looks like the greatest sewage hazard between the Mediterranean

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