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  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:34 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    More than 60 Percent of the world’s school-age children have been, or are, affected by ongoing school closures, with most having missed out on at least one term of learning, says a new report by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, which assessed water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) readiness of schools in UNHCR-supported refugee camps and settlements.

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:47 - KENORA - Local Press Report

    A First Nations community in Northern Ontario that was recently evacuated amid a tainted water crisis has reported its first case of the novel coronavirus, its chief confirmed Friday.

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:43 - EDINBURGH - Local Press Report

    A new draft strategy for the Flow Country peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland could help the case for making the internationally important area a World Heritage Site.

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:39 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Ati signed Nov.

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:41 - CANBERRA - Local Press Report

    The majority of environmental water redirected from irrigators under the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan isn't being delivered to its intended wetland targets, with private land blocking the

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:44 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    The Hindu Kush Himalayas may finally get a united eight-country voice to safeguard its ecosystem, if the governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan ke

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:45 - NAGA - Local Press Report

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed support for a Bicol River Basin which may help minimize incidences of flooding through improved storage capacity of rivers and lakes.

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:46 - ATLANTA - Local Press Report

    The Coca-Cola Company has advanced its core sustainability priorities – from water replenishment to sugar reduction to diversity and inclusion – in 2020 despite unprecedented challenges presented b

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:40 - WEST VANCOUVER - Local Press Report

    Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, Patrick Weiler, announce

  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:42 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    U.S.-based Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, has accused its top rival, Chilean miner SQM, and local regulators of seeking to keep secret a coveted report about the environmenta

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:17 - N'DJAMENA, Chad - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Continuation of heavy rainfall in Chad has led to flash flooding and the displacement of an estimated 11.500 people living in N’Djamena in the past two weeks where rising water levels have caused the Chari River to burst an embankment in N’Djamena, causing catastrophic damage.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:44 - VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ministers for water and energy from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Governance Framework, which was developed by SADC aided by The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA), at a meeting on 30 October.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:23 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    More than a million households were impacted when four water treatment plants in Malaysia after another pollution incident. Sungai Selangor Phase 1,2, 3 and Rantau Panjang – had to stop operations this month because of pollution, but have since resumed operations.

    The disruption affected areas in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling, Klang, Shah Alam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Gombak and Kuala Langat.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:49 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water companies in the England and Wales parts of the United Kingdom have set out a plan to deliver a net-zero-carbon water supply for customers by 2030, in what it calls “the world’s first sector-wide commitment of its kind”.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:52 - ZADAR - Local Press Report

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €4.5 million loan for the completion of a key infrastructure project in Zadar, the fifth-largest city in Croatia and a pop

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:49 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The White House has removed the scientist responsible for the National Climate Assessment, the federal government’s premier contribution to climate knowledge and the foundation for regulations to combat global warming, in what critics interpreted as the latest sign that the Trump administration intends to use its remaining months in office to continue impeding climate science and policy.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:52 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Saudi Arabia has launched a new company for the management and maintenance of water transmission, distribution and storage systems that span over more than 8,000 km and transmit more than 7 million cu m per day of desalinated water across the country.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:54 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Researchers supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) are working to find ways to minimise the adverse impacts of hurricanes, droughts, floods, and hailstorms.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:56 - BEDMINSTER NJ - Local Press Report

    The manager of the Trump National Golf Club at Bedminster on Monday defended his request for the continued supply of 63 million gallons of water a year, as environmentalists urged state officials to reject the application, saying it was not in the public interest.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:59 - MELBOURNE - Local Press Report

    Amelia Telford is a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country, who’s on the forefront of the fight against fracking in remote communities in the Northern Territory.

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