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  • 15 Aug 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico More than 25 dead manatees have been discovered in the wetlands of Tabasco, Mexico in the last three months, while fishermen have also reported fish deaths in the Bitzal River. Officials and researchers have not been able to find a
  • 14 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion. The government's "Man-made River" department, said
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of failing to filter toxic substances that have
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afghan government for construction of the
  • 15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 water strategy that seeks to generate
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:58 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST See News The Romanian city of Constanta will open tenders for the modernization of water infrastructure and for related services, using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Water utility SC Raja
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to give a $100 million grant in the first phase for development of basic infrastructure and service for the Rohingyas living in refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. Bangladesh government and the
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:15 by Local Press Report PRESTON Farmers Guardian The Water Bank follows an appeal by the National Farmers' Union to the Environment Agency (EA) at last week’s Agricultural Drought Summit for more flexibility in the abstraction licensing system. Water trading will be localised
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:23 by Local Press Report NEBBI The Nation A disgruntled Ugandan politician has reacted to a successive resounding defeat in a recent parliamentary by-election by stopping all development projects he had initiated in the area. Mr Patrick Okumu-Ringa, who lost in the recently
  • 8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claiming that serious social and environmental
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI DNA India The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from the World Bank and the ADB for the Rs 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report LUSAKA African Review An African Development Bank (AfDB) team of experts, led by Martin Fregene, director of agricultural infrastructure and Wambui Gichuri, director of water development and sanitation, visited Zambia from 23-27 July to identify businesses in
  • 7 Aug 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank August 1 approved $11.5 Million USD additional loan financing to the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project (CAHMP), supporting improved hydrometeorological services in The Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan,
  • 7 Aug 2018- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Britain’s water industry will face higher costs for treating and managing water supplies due to increasing occurrence of drought and flood resulting from climate change, according to a new report from the country’s Institution of Mechanical
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s new President Imran Khan’s manifesto included a pledge to plant 10 billion tree saplings within five years to address climate change challenges. A tree-planting “tsunami” is planned to protect Pakistan’s landscape by reducing

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