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1 Aug 2022 TOKYO
The IAEA says the release, which will take place over many years and is not expected to begin before spring 2023, meets international standards and "will not cause any harm to the environment".
1 Aug 2022 BEIRUT
UNICEF has updated its report on Lebanon and says public sector providers have been unable to provide sufficient water to their customers, largely as a result of the power crisis, but also because they are unable to afford parts, repairs and diesel, amid spiraling inflation.
28 Jul 2022 DELHI, India
Levels of Nonylphenol ranging from 29.1 parts per billion (ppb) to 80.5 ppb were found in 15 samples taken across the country. A safe level is considered to be 0.33 ppb.
28 Jul 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are rising and protests have been held against water shortages in the month of July.
5 Jul 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
The Dushanbe Declaration emphasises the relationships between water, climate change, and disaster risk reduction, mentioning water in the context of national adaptation plans and climate finance.
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 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 BEIJING, China
Glacier mass in the Himalaya Kush has declined dramatically in the past 40 years due to an increase in temperature of 0.42C in each decade. Scientists have identified a shift in water stored in regional basins.
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.