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  1. Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), And Water Crisis Solutions

    22 Nov 2020- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The 2020 Annual Report of the Global Water Security Partnership (GWSP) describes activities and impacts achieved for the twelve months through June 2020. The partnership acknowledges ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2020 - 07:25

  2. COVID-19: Prioritising WASH Services In Preparation For Return To Schools

    18 Nov 2020- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland More than 60 Percent of the world’s school-age children have been, or are, affected by ongoing school closures, with most having missed out on at least one term of learning, says a new repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2020 - 09:17

  3. Southern Africa Ministers Approve Water-Energy-Food Governance Framework

    17 Nov 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe Ministers for water and energy from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Governance Framework, which was developed by SADC ai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2020 - 08:44

  4. Increased "Green Economy" Funding Required For Climate Change Resilience, Access To Water

    22 Nov 2020- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom The World's 450 multilateral development banks have jointly pledged to “support the transformation of the global economy and societies towards sustainable and resilient development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2020 - 07:16

  5. 11,500 Persons Newly Displaced by Chad Floods; Urgent Assistance Required

    17 Nov 2020- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad Continuation of heavy rainfall in Chad has led to flash flooding and the displacement of an estimated 11.500 people living in N’Djamena in the past two weeks where rising water levels have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2020 - 08:17

  6. New UN Rapporteur Urges Guarantee Of Safe Water Access To All

    10 Nov 2020- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In his first official address as the third UN special rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Pedro Arrojo-Agudo has said that “to shut the door on the spread ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2020 - 07:19

  7. Ninth World Water Forum Postponed To 2022

    3 Nov 2020- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Dakar, Senegal The government of Senegal and the World Water Council have announced postponement of the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled to convene in Dakar in March 2021, for a year due to COVID-19 c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  8. Sewage Signals Early Warning Of UK COVID-19 Outbreaks

    3 Nov 2020- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Fragments of coronavirus have been detected in wastewater samples across the UK, in projects designed to enable early warning of local outbreaks of COVID-19 infection. In Scotland, sam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2020 - 07:30

  9. Millions Impacted By Floods And Landslides In East Africa Since June

    3 Nov 2020- 06:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed. The UN Office for the Coordinati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  10. Trudeau To Renege On Pledge To End Boil-Water Advisories For First Nations By 2021?

    3 Nov 2020- 06:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat OTTAWA, Canada Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to commit to a pledge to end boil-water advisories on First Nations (Indigenous) communities by March 2021. Questioned by reporters on the issue on ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  11. Pollution Again Causes Water Shut-offs In Kuala Lumpur; COVID-19 Lockdown Continues

    21 Oct 2020- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Contamination of raw water sources has caused another disruption of water supply to more than a million water users in and around Kuala Lumpur. This is the third time service has been cu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2020 - 08:17

  12. Humanitarian Response To COVID-19 Failed To Protect Women And Girls

    19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing them ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  13. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  14. Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Mingachevir Dam Targeted (Reports)

    15 Oct 2020- 07:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office said 11 October that Armenian armed forces had carried out a missile attack on the Mingachevir Hydroelectric Power Plant in Azerbaijan, Russian state ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  15. Support For New Water Network in Yangon City, Myanmar

    7 Oct 2020- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat Yangon City, Myanmar The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $180 Million USD in funding to support construction of a new water transmission network for the city of Yangon, Myanmar. The 34-kilometer system ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14