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  • 12 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research by UK think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) describes mainstream political and policy debates as having failed to recognize that human impacts on the environment have reached a critical stage,
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen. The UN describes Yemen as the "worst humanitarian crisis
  • 11 Apr 2018- 12:02 by Local Press Report LONDON Overseas Development Institute This briefing note looks at what needs to be done to make water sector interventions appropriate for the current and future needs of countries in the Middle East and North Africa that are in protracted crises or
  • 21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report LONDON Aid and International Development Forum Save the Children report that 90,000 children in East Africa risk being forced to drop out of school each week in 2018 due to drought and conflict. This is the equivalent of 4.7 million children abandoning their
  • 19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report LONDON Middle East Monitor More than 300 people fell ill on Wednesday due to contaminated drinking water in the Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron in the West Bank. A medical source said that most of the infected children were infected with Amoeba
  • 2 Aug 2017- 09:55 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian More than one million malnourished children aged under five in Yemen are living in areas with high levels of cholera, the charity Save The Children warned on Wednesday as it began sending more health experts to the worst hit areas. Save
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of climate change. Local researchers, however,
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The BBC reports that the flashpoint for Syria's war, six years old this March, has in recent days taken the form of an elemental struggle over water. On 23 December, the Damascus Water Authority cut supply to some 5 million residents in the
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LONDON Reuters Nearly 3,000 people in war-torn South Sudan have contracted cholera since July, the World Health Organization reported on Tuesday, warning that the outbreak had now spread to a region where conflict is hampering efforts to tackle the deadly
  • 4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report LONDON Middle East Eye Experts fear that the continual push against IS may see it make a dramatic last stand, with catastrophic results for Iraq and Syria. Access Conflict Corporate Risk Development Aid Disasters Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian War-torn Syria’s water supplies are deteriorating fast, triggering migration and disease and stoking a pollution crisis in neighbouring Lebanon, hydrologists and humanitarian groups have warned. “Water security continues to deteriorate for
  • 21 Jun 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report LONDON EcoWatch Scores of people around the world were murdered last year while trying to protect their communities from illegal mining and logging, palm oil agriculture and other industrial development projects, according to a London-based environmental and
  • 20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. Addressing shareholders in London this week,
  • 2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law firm Leigh Day. The first hearing at the
  • 29 Feb 2016- 09:31 by Local Press Report LONDON EU Neighbourhood Info Centre The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched an invitation for expressions of interest for a municipal and environmental infrastructure project in the field of water in East Zarqa in Jordan,