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  1. Recognizing World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs

    22 Mar 2016- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States On World Water Day, OOSKAnews Inc. applauds all of our readers in the water families-- from the pubic and private sectors, academia, financing agencies, NGOs, think tanks, policy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2017 - 06:41

  2. Asia-Pacific Cities at High Risk From Disasters: UN

    14 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Cities in the Asia-Pacific region may not be equipped to handle the disasters that are projected to occur more often and be more intense in the coming years, according to a new report by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2016 - 11:06

  3. Asia-Pacific Must Address Disaster Risks to Ensure Sustainable Development: ESCAP

    29 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Achieving sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region-- the most disaster-prone region in the world-- will be difficult unless countries there take steps to address disaster-related ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2015 - 10:02

  4. Drought in Asia-Pacific Region Has Caused $53 Billion in Damages

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Drought has negatively affected more than 1.3 billion people and caused more than $53 billion USD in damages in the Asia-Pacific region over the past 30 years, Shamika Sirimanne, Director of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:38