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3 Jul 2022 SEOUL, South Korea
Unexpected water release from North Korea's Hwanggang dam aggravates high water in Imjin River in South Korea.
3 Jul 2022 GUWAHATI, India
Intense monsoon rains affect north-eastern India and Bangladesh; 1.8 million people in India and 4 million people in Bangladesh displaced.
3 Jul 2022 BEIJING, China
Implementation of aggressive investment plan continues; rural water projects new focus.
3 Jul 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The de facto political power in the Kurdish region accused Turkey of violating the tripartite agreement among Turkey, Syria and Iraq which determines minimum levels of water flow at the borders. It is considered a means of attack on the Kurdish people.
27 Jun 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Desalination capacity at heart of new agreement that doubles Israel's transfer of water to Jordan. Agreement met with optimism.
26 Jun 2022 AMMAN
After a visit to the Jordan river which divides Palestine’s West Bank region from Jordan, Robert Habeck posted on Instagram about his support for the EcoPeace NGO and its proposed “Green Blue Deal for the Middle East”. In particular, he supported the plan by an Emirati company to build a solar farm in Jordan to power a desalination plant in Israel...
26 Jun 2022 BAGHDAD, Iraq
Gradual decreases in lake water volume observed but ignored in face of tourist development. Drought fells final blow.
20 Jun 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
Minister addresses Dushanbe conference. SDG 6 objectives already integrated into 10-year National Development Plan and environmentally friendly and efficient hydraulic infrastructure development is crucial to its achievement.
20 Jun 2022 BAGHDAD
Climate change and lack of regional cooperation with respect to water distribution are attributed to the increase in the rate of water level decreases since 2021.
17 Jun 2022 LUCKNOW
Over 28,000 schools in Uttar Pradesh will receive on-site water treatment facilities. Modern ultrafiltration technology will be deployed.
2 Jun 2022 BEIRUT, Lebanon
The shortage of fuel and recurring power cuts are severely hindering the country’s working water pumps; should a pumping station go out of service, it will not be possible to secure the funds to repair it.