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  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BERLIN Deutsche Welle Berlin has had no significant rainfall since February and temperatures have been warmer than average since April. "The system that we have has never experienced what we're now experiencing. The system isn't meant for this
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report HONOLULU Star Advertiser The vast majority of Hawaii’s state-regulated dams are considered to have “high hazard potential,” according to a 2017 infrastructure report by the American Society of Civil Engineers. One of the 124 dams given that classification is
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River. The ADB said September 18 that the loan for a "complementary set of initiatives to improve flood
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Info PRINCETON NJ, United States Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in regions in China that already have high per
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30. This week, 405 new cases were reported in the country’s capital
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu (on its own initiative) notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, and sought data regarding water usage by these
  • 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
  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual “ State of Food Security and Nutrition in
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change,” Guterres
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI South China Morning Post What a difference a year can make in China-India relations. Last year, China was blamed for a flood in northeastern India. This year, it is being praised for helping to minimise the damage. The early warning China issued to
  • 10 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report WORTHING BBC News Southern Water is warning that customer demand will be double its available supply by 2030 unless it takes action. Southern Water said climate change, a reduction of the amount of water allowed to be taken from natural sources, and a rise
  • 8 Sep 2018- 10:30 by Local Press Report THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The Independent Kerala, the southern Indian state reeling from its worst flooding in a century, is now battling a “fast, progressive” strain of leptospirosis, or “rat fever”, as it is known locally. The outbreak comes after flooding
  • 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
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The health ministers of 47 African countries adopted August 28 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control thereby pledging to implement key
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:50 by Local Press Report KOTA KINABALU The Star Online Sabahans have been warned to be prepared and find ways to stock up water as the state may face a critical water shortage towards the end of the year. State Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony said the water