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  1. Latin America and Caribbean "Test Grounds" For Disaster Preparedness

    21 Feb 2018- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC World Bank Disasters occur worldwide and are part of everyone’s life. Ever since they were first recorded, floods, hurricanes and earthquakes have marked the history of humanity and its evolution. Today, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/21/2018 - 10:04

  2. Cape Town's "Day Zero" Pushed Back "Dramatically", Now it's July 9

    20 Feb 2018- 13:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Cape Town's Day Zero, when the taps run dry in the city, has been moved back yet again, authorities announced 19 February.  Previously, Day Zero had been moved back from early Apri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2018 - 13:40

  3. Water is "The Connector" in the Climate Change Challenge

    19 Feb 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews invites readers to watch this video interview which we conducted recently with Dr John Matthews, Co-Founder and Secretariat Co-ordinator of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2018 - 11:37

  4. No Immediate Water Implications as US Moves Nukes to Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Germany

    15 Feb 2018- 17:46 by OOSKAnews Info ANKARA, Turkey A third of the B61 bombs in Europe under joint US and Nato control are thought to be kept at Incirlik base in Turkey, 70 miles from the Syrian border, which has been the subject of serious concerns. The ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/15/2018 - 17:46

  5. US Spies Raise Water Alarm Again!

    15 Feb 2018- 12:58 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC New York Times The latest climate alarm came this week in a Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Here is what the document, issued by Daniel R. Coats, the director of national i ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/15/2018 - 13:03

  6. Oxfam Haiti Rapes: British Executive Resigns

    12 Feb 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK BBC, London Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned over the handling of a sex scandal involving aid workers. The charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims staff used p ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/12/2018 - 10:30

  7. Senegal, Morocco, Congo Declare New “Wetlands of International Importance”

    2 Feb 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Warrenton, VA Senegal, Morocco and the Republic of Congo today declared new “Wetlands of International Importance” which will join the “Ramsar List” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2. The wetlan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2018 - 10:59

  8. World Watches as Clock Ticks for Cape Town. Planet's First Major City to Face Water Supply “Day Zero”. 

    1 Feb 2018- 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Day Zero, initially projected for Sunday 21 April 2018 was confirmed by the city last week to have come forward 9 days, to Thursday 12 April 2018. As of the date of this article (1 Febru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 09:12

  9. Auditors Will Examine EU Strategy to Combat Desertification

    1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 06:34

  10. European Commission Draft Directive Proposes Drinking Water Access Mandate

    31 Jan 2018- 06:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commissioners are due January 31 to approve draft language showing willingness to mandate measures to increase access to drinking water including setting up and maintaining outdoor a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2018 - 06:56

  11. Jordan Potash Infrastructure Contract For Romanian Construction Company

    29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumpi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2018 - 09:46

  12. Jordan Potash Infrastructure Contract For Romanian Construction Company

    29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumpi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2018 - 09:46

  13. World Watches as Clock Ticks For Cape Town. Planet's First Major City to Face Water Supply “Day Zero”. South Africa And International Media Interest Intensifies. This is How Press Coverage (20 News Stories) is Playing Out This Week (updates will continue)

    24 Jan 2018- 14:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa   The South African- Day zero leaps forward by nine days for Cape Town “It was initially projected for Sunday 21 April 2018. But, as confirmed by the (City of Cape Town) COCT website, t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2018 - 08:07

  14. $120 Million USD World Bank Loan For Water Supply in Peri-Urban Areas of Uttarakhand

    24 Jan 2018- 13:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Government of India, the Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank Board 22 January signed a $120 million USD loan agreement to help increase access to improved water supply services in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2018 - 13:17

  15. Singapore and Malaysia to Conduct Joint Hydrometric Study of Johor River

    23 Jan 2018- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Malaysian and Singaporean official and ministers are working closely to ensure sufficient water supply from Malaysia’s Johor River for both countries, according to Singaporean Prime Minist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2018 - 12:30

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