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  • 25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Pensions and Investments Water shortages, raw material scarcity and human rights controversies pose risks to the Dutch financial sector, said a report by De Nederlandsche Bank. Regarding water-related equity investments, the report said the Dutch
  • 19 Sep 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Waterless technology that treats excrement on-site provides the health benefits of removal without the infrastructure costs of sewer and treatment plants and, at the same time, preserves valuable water resources, according to an
  • 22 Aug 2018- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, United States The State of Michigan has ordered the state's Director of Health and Human Services to stand trial for the deaths of two men from Legionnaires' disease in 2015. District Judge David Goggins ruled August 20 that the state
  • 7 Nov 2017- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany COP23 Underway, Syria Says "We're in!", US Isolated Action Day for Water World Water Council Calls for Financing for New Water Infrastructure and Maintenance Oil Majors Named and Shamed for Water Abuse Again Syria's
  • 6 Feb 2017- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region. To avoid cut-offs affecting 600
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:17 by Local Press Report LONDON Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Royal Dutch Shell this week is facing fresh environmental claims in a London high court as well as in the Netherlands, from two Nigerian communities who have suffered pollution episodes following repeated
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco A series of six audio-interview podcasts are being conducted around the current UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakesh, Morocco. The purpose is to inform and educate listeners about challenges facing global water resources.
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) has signed an agreement with the Ukrainian government for moderate water supply, according to LPR Emergency Ministry head Sergey Ivanushkin. “From now on we will receive water from the
  • 4 Nov 2016- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The COP21 Paris agreement on climate change entered into force on November 4th 2016, days before the COP22 climate conference convenes in Marrakesh, Morocco. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of United Nations Framework Convention
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine The Dnipropetrovsk regional administration in eastern Ukraine expects to receive $46.3 million USD in European Investment Bank (EIB) funds for reconstruction of 50 infrastructure facilities. The projects include modernization and
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced last week that it will step in and pay electricity bills to prevent water cut-offs that could affect 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region. "We've taken
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A state of emergency has been declared in a number of districts in the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR)” in eastern Ukraine, after Kyiv halted water supply to the region, local news outlets in the breakaway territory
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIBIU, Romania Parts of Șelimbăr commune in Romania’s Sibiu County are currently without potable water supply; distribution was halted after residents contacted local utility SC Apă Canal SA to complain that the water had an unpleasant smell and color.
  • 26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has laid the groundwork to launch a $224.4 million USD European Investment Bank (EIB)-funded program in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. "At present, the path is open for the launch of the joint project

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