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  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Smithsonian Magazine Since the dawn of conflict, armed groups have targeted water as both a tactic and potential weapon of war. In savaging rivers, wells, lakes and more, attacking troops punish locals for their lack of support—or render the
  • 6 Feb 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The Administration of US President Donald Trump has appointed David Dunlap, a former executive of Koch Industries to manage the country’s regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals which have been found to contaminate the drinking
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water
  • 21 Jan 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new report by the US Government’s General Accountability Office (GAO) criticizes actions of the administration of President Donald J Trump which, by rescinding Obama-era executive orders and strategies, have reduced the
  • 18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump, will
  • 11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described the first daughter's name as &quot
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and technologies can be used to help Ethiopia
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Daily Caller Water terrorism is a growing threat that won’t be defeated on the battlefield. Access to safe and secure water across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America is important in its own right, of course, but water security
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Duncan, Iceland expands upon the “Issue Brief” he
  • 2 Oct 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Hudaydah, Yemen Suspected cholera cases have almost tripled in Yemen’s coastal Hudaydah governorate since a dramatic increase in fighting between the Houthis and forces backed by the Saudi- and Emirati-led Coalition since June this year. Health
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Think Progress The No. 2 official at the Department of the Interior canceled plans to speak at a water industry forum in Colorado after department ethics officials concluded his appearance at the event could raise conflicts-of-interest concerns
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia University's International Research
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States An investigative report has accused Harvard University’s endowment fund of using an opaque corporate structure to acquire control of farmland across five continents during the past 10 years. This mmonth's report by two non
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States An August 2018 Report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) reviews key drivers behind links between water risk and security threats, conflict, migration and food security. “ Water, Security and Conflict ” is intended for

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