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  • 8 Mar 2019 - 06:59 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The Pentagon’s decision not to take action to protect military families from decades of exposure to cancer-causing chemicals until a 2016 Environmental Protection Agency warning did not sit well wi

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - MZIMBA - Local Press Report

    Malawian President, Peter Mutharika today officially launched the Mzimba Integrated Urban Water and Sanitation Project worth $22.85 million.

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - AMMAN - Local Press Report

    The Water Ministry and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday signed an agreement and a memorandum of understanding to rehabilitate the infrastructure in refugee-hosting com

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    More households in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will soon have access to safe and potable water through a USD2.6 million-worth project that will build a community-based water supply in

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - WARRENTON VA - Local Press Report

    Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires.

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - DUBAI - Local Press Report

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, has launched a Dh5.8 billion investment plan for new energy and water projects to serve the Northern Emirates.

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - BEIRUT - Local Press Report

    The construction of the Bisri dam in southern Lebanon may result in destruction of unique temples and ancient Phoenician, Roman, Christian and Ottoman ruins, according to Lebanese activist Hassan H

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Kenya could introduce insurance cover against losses incurred by households due to disasters and weather-related events, which have been increasing due to climate change.

  • 6 Mar 2019 - 09:11 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 as a UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The aim of the program is to restore degraded ecosystems as a measure to fight climate change and enhance food security, water supply and biodiversity.

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - BELGRADE - Local Press Report

    Workers handling rat-infested garbage on the outskirts of Belgrade face a double health hazard: from the trash itself and a nearby stream of raw sewage gushing into a canal on its way to the river

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    A member of the Iranian Parliament (Majles) has disclosed that the country’s Supreme National Security Council has banned the publication of news reports about water-related problems including shor

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    UNESCO and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement for USD 1.7 million in support of the project “Water disaster Platform to enhance climate resilience in Africa”.

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced the development of a "Water Reuse Action Plan" that will leverage the expertise of both industry and government to ensure the effective

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and the World Bank have agreed to start $2 billion projects to make Karachi one of the most developed and beautiful cities in the world.

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 09:17 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    Viewed more than 14,000 times by press time, a dramatic video of flash flood in the Judean desert last week, during the rainy season in Israel, was posted on the Facebook page of an Israeli travel

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 08:33 - WASHINGTON, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), which has oversight of the nation’s water resources. The confirmation formalized a role Wheeler has held in an acting capacity since July 2018 after the resignation of predecessor Scott Pruitt resigned amid multiple ethics inquiries.

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 08:58 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has described the rates of malnutrition and disease in the southern Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan as “alarmingly high” as drought associated with climate change prevails in the region.

  • 5 Mar 2019 - 07:45 - SAO Paolo, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The CEO of the world's biggest iron-ore mining company has stepped down after Brazilian prosecutors and police demanded resignations in the wake of January's Brumadinho mine tailings dam collapse, which to date has killed more than 180 and 120 still missing.

  • 4 Mar 2019 - 10:23 - KUALA Lumpur, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Malaysia's state of Johor plans to be self-sufficient in treated water instead of relying on Singapore, Johor Menteri Besar (State Head of Government) Osman Sapian has announced, sparking another round in the Malaysia-Singapore debate over water supply and price.

  • 4 Mar 2019 - 09:20 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Population growth and climate change are negatively affecting water supply in the US according to a new study from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) which suggests that before the end of the century there will be water shortages in the country.

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