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  • 27 Apr 2019 - 10:14 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In an April 25 appeal for over 2 million people in Central America, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have requested $72 Million USD to provide food assistance.

  • 27 Apr 2019 - 10:20 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    On World Malaria Day, April 25, UNICEF announced that almost 15,000 cases of malaria had been reported in one month since March 27 in Sofala Province, Mozambique, one of the areas hardest hit by Cyclone Idai.

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    The Harare City Council has appealed to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), to release foreign [currency] to companies that import water treatment chemicals from South Africa and China.

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - UPPSALA - Local Press Report

    After a dry and hot summer, and not enough snow in the winter, ground water levels are below normal in Sweden.

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    Since it still has not rained enough to make up for last year's water shortage, the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is investigating how it can solve potential problems by switching off water to c

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - KINGSTON - Local Press Report

    As Jamaicans continue to grapple with another dry season and fears of dwindling water supplies, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charl

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has said that the government is working on four verticals to achieve the target of ODF [Open Document Format] which include

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    The rise of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-based investing will likely accelerate as a younger, more values-oriented crop of investors enter the global markets, company executives and

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan (COBP)

  • 26 Apr 2019 - 10:03 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018's arid conditions.

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:57 - AMMAN - Local Press Report

    Chairman of The Higher Council for Science and Technology, HRH El Hassan Bin Talal, has emphasized the importance of joint meetings; complementary ties; linking between scientists, researchers and

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:57 - CANBERRA - Local Press Report

    Former water minister Barnaby Joyce signed off on a controversial water buyback deal without questioning key details, including links to the Cayman Islands, because it was "not my job" to know who

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:33 - FLINT MI, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United States District Judge Linda V. Parker ruled against the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) April 18, and did not dismiss the lawsuit of 3,000 Flint MI residents claiming that the agency was negligent and failed to act in a timely manner to intervene in the city’s water crisis.

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:57 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses thanks to a new smart phone app developed by UN Environment and the United Nations Educational,

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:57 - HO CHI MINH CITY - Local Press Report

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Air Defense and Air Force Command launched a dioxin remediation project at Bien Hoa Airport – a former airbase for U.S.

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 11:57 - MOSUL - Local Press Report

    Engineers working at the site of Mosul Dam in northwest Iraq say the structure is not at risk of collapse despite recent heavy rain filling its reservoir to a 30-year high.

  • 23 Apr 2019 - 09:31 - JALALABAD, Afghanistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) announced April 23 the successful conclusion of a 3-day Jirga to resolve a 50-year dispute over water resources in the province of Nangarhar in eastern Afghanista. "Jirga”, a Pashto word meaning “large assembly” or “council”, is a traditional method of resolving disputes between tribes or discussing problems which affect communities. The Afghanistan government uses jirgas to reach consensus with parliamentarians and civil society groups on controversial or problematic policy issues.

    The peace Jirga included representatives of the local Markikhil and Kadarkhil tribes, residents and local mediators-community members. In the traditional manner, the assembly, which was coordinated by the Nangarhar Conflict Resolution Commission (CRC), drew up its resolution by consensus and the resolution regulating water distribution was adopted unanimously. Part of the success of the meeting is attributed by some to be the mediators’ focus on the future, particularly children.

  • 22 Apr 2019 - 12:08 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Up to 60 investment entities seeking both a good commercial return and a meaningful impact through investment have adopted a set of nine Operating Principles for Impact Management to help define "Impact Investment" and create a distinction from other responsible investments.

    It is believed that impact investing creates a significant opportunity to mobilize capital, both private and public, for investment in projects that have a measurable positive social, economic impact in addition to adequate financial returns. The investments have the potential to address challenges related to access to clean waster and sanitation, economic inequality, agriculture productivity, and natural resource conservation.

  • 22 Apr 2019 - 08:42 - RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - OOSKAnews Info

    The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the highest water discord since 2002. The report indicates that over 50% of the disputes/conflicts were the consequence of mining activities and its related infrastructure such as hydroelectric power plants.

  • 22 Apr 2019 - 08:33 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    THIS NEWS STORY WAS UPDATED APRIL 23

    Troubled Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux and three of its subsidiaries have filed a request with the country's High Court for a 3 month extension of its debt moratorium to June 30. The extension is intended to give Hyflux time to develop another reorganization plan following the collapse earlier this month of a rescue deal with Indonesian investor SM Investments.

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