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  1. Record Sahel Flooding Affects Hundreds Of Thousands

    16 Sep 2020- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger Severe flooding in recent weeks has affected more than 750,000 people in Africa’s Sahel region. Nations and communities, already challenged by conflict, population displacement, water insecurity, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2020 - 07:57

  2. Improving Water Security For Sustainable Growth In Colombia

    9 Sep 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia “Without substantial investments in new and existing water infrastructure and an overhaul of the current institutional framework, the huge potential of Colombia’s water capital will continue to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2020 - 07:22

  3. Urban Water Resilience Under COVID-19: What Happens Next?

    2 Sep 2020- 11:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden A Stockholm World Water Week session on “Urban Water Resilience Under COVID-19: What happens next?" on August 27 brought together water system leaders primarily from cities in the global so ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  4. Rain And Flash Floods Leave 300,000 Homeless In Yemen

    1 Sep 2020- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANA'A, Yemen Three months of torrential rain and flash floods have left an estimated 300,000 people homeless in war-torn Yemen, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said 28 August. Many of those people ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  5. Funding Partnership Will Support 3.7 Sudanese With Water And Food Security

    1 Sep 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The Green Climate Fund, the government of Sudan, and the United Nations Development Programme have approved new funding for innovative climate resilience with a focus to promote agricul ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  6. Civil Society Groups Appeal To UN As Key Syria Water Station Disabled Again In Conflict Zone

    25 Aug 2020- 04:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria For the eighth time since October 2019, actions by Turkey and Sunni rebel allies cut water service from the Allouk (Alok) pumping station in Syria, 13 August. While flow from the station was part ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  7. Valuing The Climate Mitigation And Adaptation Benefits Of Wetlands

    25 Aug 2020- 02:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States Experts in climate change and nature-based solutions (NBS) are calling for wetlands to play a much larger role in countries’ climate mitigation efforts going forward. The Alliance fo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  8. UN Rapporteur Criticises Chile Over Human Rights To Water And Health

    24 Aug 2020- 23:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat Santiago, Chile A strongly worded statement from the UN has requested the Chilean government to “clarify” its choice to place economic development ahead of human rights, identifying controversial agriculture and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  9. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  10. Spending On SDG Achievement Will Decline With The COVID Effect

    5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  11. Strong, Coordinated Response Required To Address Displacement Caused By Somalia Flooding

    12 May 2020- 14:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has reported  (8 May statement by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley) that excessive seasonal flooding, a crippled economy, impending des ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:06

  12. How Climate Change Is Shaping The Future Of Human Conflict

    11 May 2020- 11:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The President and CEO of think-tank International Crisis Group, has warned the United Nations Security Council that without global action, “climate change could prove to be a slow-movi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:04

  13. "Transformational" Change In Water Focus Post-pandemic

    5 May 2020- 12:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic could increase developing countries and development partners’ focus on water and WASH and trigger transformational change in some countries, according to a report ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:12

  14. War-torn Yemen Hit By Floods, Cholera

    3 May 2020- 11:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANA'A, Yemen Since mid-April, more than 100,000 people across conflict-torn Yemen, but particularly Aden, Abyan, Lahj and Sana’a City, have been affected by heavy rain and flash flooding that has contaminat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 09:58

  15. Lake Victoria Floods Force Displacement, Hamper Social Distancing Measures

    28 Apr 2020- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat KISUMU CITY, Kenya Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:53

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