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  • 8 Jul 2019 - 10:33 - SONGBO, Korea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 10:28 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least 193 children have died of cholera related illnesses in the country in 2019.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 07:23 - ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed new $24.7 Million USD investment to the South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 07:26 - TUCSON AZ, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 07:39 - LIMA - Local Press Report

    A group of scientists has found that reviving systems developed 1,400 years ago by local people before the Inca empire existed could harvest water from the winter rainy season in the mountains to e

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 07:35 - CARACAS, Venezuela - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    UNICEF and the Government of Venezuela have signed an agreement to provide up to 2.8 million people with improved access to safe drinking water.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 07:32 - SONGDO, Korea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will finance a 7-year program in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) to build water resilience. $18.6 Million USD funding will assist is adaptation to increased climate risks, including more frequent and extreme droughts that affect the freshwater supply in the atoll nation.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:07 - LANCASTER - Local Press Report

    Scientists have identified more than 50 new lakes of liquid water lying under the Greenland Ice Sheet. Only four had previously been detected.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:09 - PURCHASE NY - Local Press Report

    Instinctual aversion to water in a can highlights a challenge facing one of the world’s biggest beverage companies, PepsiCo, as it seeks to persuade consumers to embrace a new product it says is me

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:02 - ATLANTA GA - Local Press Report

    Health officials are asking Americans to take precautions over reports that "crypto," a fecal parasite that can be transmitted via swimming pools, is on the rise.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:05 - CAMBRIDGE - Local Press Report

    Letters sent to tens of thousands of households seemingly from their water company requesting an urgent response are actually from maintenance firm HomeServe, which has been accused of using "scare

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:06 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    An ancient palace has emerged from an Iraqi reservoir after water levels dropped precipitously because of a drought.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:08 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Megastar-politician Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth deleted a former tweet and issued a clarification after she found herself in the midst of a social media controversy as a ph

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:11 - BUENAVENTURA - Local Press Report

    A bishop is planning on spraying a Colombian town in holy water in a bid to free it from demonic forces.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:02 - CHENNAI - Local Press Report

    Tamil Nadu’s High Court has ordered Chennai Commissioner of Police to permit Arappor Iyakkam, a non-profit charity, to hold protests in the city of Chennai and near Valluvarkottam June 30.

  • 1 Jul 2019 - 05:13 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    OOSKAnews will not produce the International Water Weekly this week, marking the US Independence Day holiday. Stories will continue to publish at during the holiday week.

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:06 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty.

    The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people in poverty disproportionately and will “undo the last 50 years of progress in development, global health, and poverty reduction. It could push more than 120 million more people into poverty by 2030 and will have the most severe impact in poor countries, regions, and the places poor people live and work.”

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:31 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Southern Water faces prosecution by the Environment Agency after Ofwat imposed a record £126m penalty over “shocking” failures at the company’s sewage treatment sites that polluted rivers and beach

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:10 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ahead of the first debate among the Democratic party hopeful candidates for US President, medical and public health groups have called for firm commitments to an agenda to combat climate change.

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:17 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United Arab Emirates utility Utico FZC has extended its deadline to reach a binding agreement for investment to June 27, two days before the next update on restructuring of troubled Singapore water company Hyflux Ltd is due to be heard by Singapore's High Court.

    More OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Limited (100 articles)


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