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  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:47 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    Zimbabwe's capital shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry and raising the ri

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:19 - SYDNEY - Local Press Report

    New South Wales has been secretly exploring a highly controversial plan to turn the state’s coastal rivers inland to provide more water for irrigators and towns in the west of the state.

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:31 - BARWANI - Local Press Report

    Nearly 2,000 men, women and children, riding bikes and packed in tractors and trucks, rallied in Barwani, a town of about 55,000 people, against submersion of their homes, property and businesses d

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:50 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    Representatives of Chile’s ruling party Chile Vamos defended this weekend a government proposal to allow mining companies to operate on rocky glaciers that are not listed in the national system of

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:22 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    China’s use of water as an “unconventional weapon” of warfare against India is a major geopolitical and environmental concern for New Delhi, strategic affairs expert Brahma Chellaney warned, as he

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 05:24 - THE HAGUE - Local Press Report

    The Afsluitdijk – one of the low-lying Netherlands' key sea defences – has been taking a battering for 87 years.

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 04:32 - BOSTON MA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    230 institutional investors representing $16.2 Trillion USD in assets under management called on companies to take urgent action with respect to the Amazon fires and the underlying cause of rapid deforestation in Brazil and Bolivia. An 18 September statement by the investors is consistent with the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that shows that 11 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by poor forestry and land-use management including commodity-driven deforestation.

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 04:39 - MEKELLE, Ethiopia - OOSKAnews Info

    The city of Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state, has commenced construction on a new China-funded water supply project that will meet the needs of an estimated 400,000 residents.

  • 24 Sep 2019 - 01:58 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - TWD Staff

    The Malaysian government is finalizing a revised raw water selling price and expects to be propose this to Singapore in the near future.

    Changes to the 1962 Johor River Water Agreement which governs water supply essential to Singapore have been a major effort of Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. The price-revision conditions in the agreement have long been a major point of bickering between Malaysia and Singapore for a number of years and discussions between the two sides on alternatives have not progressed.

  • 23 Sep 2019 - 07:15 - NEW YORK NY, United States - TWD Staff

    Marking the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, has written an open letter to the world’s children.

  • 23 Sep 2019 - 06:25 - ISPRA, Italy - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission have launched the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA).

  • 23 Sep 2019 - 06:46 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - TWD Staff

    The European Commission has announced an additional $38 Million USD in humanitarian relief for the Great Lakes region of Africa. The aid is earmarked for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and for continued support to Burundian refugees in the region.

  • 23 Sep 2019 - 06:54 - COLUMBUS OH, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    New research from a consortium led by Ohio State University and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria draws a connection between power development plans through 2030 in Asia and its already “over-tapped waterways”.

  • 23 Sep 2019 - 06:35 - ROME, Italy - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has reported that there are 41 countries that continue to require some external assistance to meet food requirements. Conflicts act as the primary cause of food insecurity, with adverse weather conditions also acutely affecting food availability according to the agency.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:00 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Info

    "Scotland: the Hydro Nation" laid its 2019 Annual Report with the Scottish Parliament 19 September, recording the development of Scotland’s policy agenda and reports on progress of the Hydro Nation initiative.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:14 - ATLANTA GA - Local Press Report

    You've probably never given much thought to the quality of the water on an airplane. Maybe it's time you should. A recent study ranks the water served on major and regional US airlines.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:16 - LA PAZ - Local Press Report

    Water resources are running dry in the world's highest-elevation capital due to the combined effect of the Andean glaciers melting, drought and mismanagement.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:19 - DUBLIN - Local Press Report

    A priest handed Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar a bottle of holy water to take to his next meeting with Boris Johnson. "Taoiseach, I know that you are going to New York next week [for the U.N.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:20 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    Government yesterday released $37.4 million, including foreign currency, towards interventions to improve water access and waste water treatment in Harare.

  • 22 Sep 2019 - 01:13 - Gaza CITY - Local Press Report

    The Israeli occupation army this morning cut off the water supply to the Palestinian village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley.


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