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5 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Speakers stress need for urgent action to respond to issues such as climate change, population growth and economic development and opportunity to make water the “deal maker” for the green economy, climate resilient and more inclusive growth.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Groundwater, according to the WWDR 2022 report, has tremendous potential to satisfy social, economic and environmental needs, as well as being a vital resource to increase resilience against climate change. However, groundwater is also a vulnerable resource, for various reasons.
30 Mar 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
A new joint research report by the British Geological Survey and UK-based NGO, Water Aid, has positioned groundwater as a neglected defence against climate change. The researchers claim that there is enough groundwater under the African continent for most countries to survive at least five years of drought, and in some cases, more than 50 years.
12 Feb 2022 ZAHEDAN
Water disputes, that have been a source of contention in Afghan-Iranian relations for decades, are expected to be exacerbated by climate change. The economic situation in Afghanistan may make dispute resolution even more difficult.
6 Jan 2022 SANTIAGO, Chile
Intensive natural resources exploitation, access to water and social inequality to be addressed in new constitution now in development
2 Jan 2022 CORVALLIS WA, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
John Matthews, Executive Director, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, reflects on COP26 and posits that water's position in the climate agenda is gaining importance.
21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
15 Nov 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
New funding for governance and tackling climate change
4 Oct 2021 ANKARA
Drinking water supplies in major cities and tourist areas threatened by toxic combination of climate change and water management policies.
8 Jun 2021 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Government to reduce number of cargo ships permitted on the Parana River basin, part of Brazil’s fourth- largest waterway for cargo transport. Restrictions could impact Brazil’s agriculture sector, particularly in the major farming states of Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo which rely on the 2,400km waterway for crop transportation.
26 May 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Drought-like weather patterns, locust infestation and continued armed conflict challenge Somalia in 2021. UN agency calls for renewed efforts to respond and prepare.
1 May 2021 GENEVA
In an open letter to States and Leaders, the International Council of Voluntary Aid Agencies cites the widening gap between aid needed on an international scale and the limited resources being made available to address crises.