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5 Dec 2021 INCHEON, South Korea
Green Climate Fund (GCF) approves record- breaking 13 new projects for mitigation and adaptation action, with $1.2 Billion USD in GCF resources allocated for climate action.
5 Dec 2021 TEHRAN, Iran
Protesters chanted "Plundered for 20 years" and "the water must return”.
28 Oct 2021 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India
Increased Himalaya snowmelt and downstream rain cause over-filling of reservoirs and flooding in Kerala
25 Oct 2021 BEIJING, China
Authorities curtailed energy usage at factories and ports while ramping up efforts at additional coal production.
6 Sep 2021 Almaty, Kazakhstan
The water resources available to the 5 republics of Central Asia are below the stress threshold of 1,700 m3 per person per year and risk falling further towards scarcity by 2050 if the nations do not undertake substantial investment in water infrastructure and management, as well as engage in transboundary water management and cooperation.
26 Jul 2021 Zhengzhou, China
The severe rainstorms have now moved north impacting neighbouring cities and regions, with collapsed roads and damaged dams and reservoirs cutting off power leaving thousands trapped without electricity and water supplies. In one incident, 12 drowned in a Zhengzhou train.
Locals were unprepared for the downpours as weather forecasters had issued a warning for extreme rain for the wrong place and time.
Farmers in the Henan region have lost livelihoods with at least 200,000 chickens and up to 6,000 pigs lost in the floods
22 Jul 2021 ANKARA
Hatchings down by 50 Percent, most of these perished.
21 Jul 2021 HYDERABAD
Reservoir levels are being closely watched; residents along Musi River being relocated.
14 Jul 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Experts convene to examine water cooperation and management solutions in Eurasia. Arctic freshwater resources; the importance of forests; youth engagement; water and peace.
5 May 2021 Delhi, India
A second fatal glacier break in the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand state occurred 60 km from the site of Nanda Devi burst that killed 80 just 11 weeks ago.
1 May 2021 TAIPEI
Study finds correlation between seismic activity and fluctuations in the water cycle.