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  • 2 May 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  The latest Global Monitoring Report 2011 issued by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stresses the urgency of helping developing countries that have fallen behind in meeting their Millennium
  • 7 Apr 2011- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States (OAS), held a hearing at the end of March on how climate change, which is causing a reduction in freshwater in the
  • 29 Mar 2011- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The new memorandum of understanding for cooperation on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects, signed on World Water Day (March 22) by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and World Bank Group President Robert
  • 15 Mar 2011- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states “There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque told the United
  • 14 Mar 2011- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque told the United States
  • 10 Mar 2011- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states “There is no single country that is not facing problems” with ensuring all citizens the right to water and sanitation, UN Independent Expert on the right to water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque told the United
  • 1 Mar 2011- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Water scarcity in Central and South Asia, particularly Afghanistan and Pakistan, is “fueling dangerous tensions” that could affect regional stability and US foreign policy in the region, according to a new report released on
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After all her meetings, the Secretary announced that
  • 27 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Human activities in 2007 used the equivalent of total resources available for 1.5 planet Earths, double the amount of resources used in 1966, according to a new report from WWF International. The biennial Living Planet 2010
  • 27 Oct 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Human activities in 2007 used the equivalent of total resources available for 1.5 planet Earths, double the amount of resources used in 1966, according to a new report from WWF International. The biennial Living Planet 2010
  • 25 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Human activities in 2007 used the equivalent of total resources available for 1.5 planet Earths, double the amount of resources used in 1966, according to a new report from WWF International. The biennial Living Planet 2010
  • 25 Oct 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Human activities in 2007 used the equivalent of total resources available for 1.5 planet Earths, double the amount of resources used in 1966, according to a new report from WWF International. The biennial Living Planet 2010
  • 13 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states A study by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration found that dust created by human activity is causing snowmelt in the Colorado River basin to occur earlier in the year, reducing runoff and thus the water supply
  • 27 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) on September 22 announced results of its report, Social Factors Impacting Use of Ecological Sanitation (EcoSan) in Rural Indonesia. EcoSan is a sanitation process
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan. The floods, which began late

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