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21 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
As the Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, commences, Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada assess the issues of water security, complexity of management of climate change and impacts on the future of humanity.
28 May 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
Weather-related disaster triggered 3 times more displacements than conflict in 2020. The latest annual report by the IDMC focuses on climate change as a driver, and highlights need for better data and sustainable, locally owned solutions.
25 May 2021 ANKARA
In the context of climate change, water is no longer "cheap" in Turkey.
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.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.
14 Apr 2021 CAPE TOWN
Poor economic growth, a water deficit, poor monitoring and data collection, increasing pollution and water stress worsened by climate change contribute.
4 Mar 2021 ARUSHA, Tanzania
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has urged the Council of Ministers of its parent organisation the East African Community (EAC) to push forward on transboundary harmonisation in respect of the Lake Victoria Basin. A February report on the “On-Spot Assessment of the Lake Victoria Basin” was compiled by the Assembly's Committee on Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources (ATNR)...
4 Mar 2021 PARIS
When the River Seine that runs through Paris overflowed this month, officials at the Louvre Museum were relieved some of their most valuable items were safely stored in northern France. The world’s largest and most visited museum, with almost 10 million visitors annually, had already transported some 100,000 at risk art pieces to the new Louvre Conservation Center in Lievin, some 190 km north...
19 Feb 2021 AUSTIN TX, United States
This OOSKAnews article has been updated 20 February.US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster 20 February in the US State of Texas, allowing more federal funds to be releasd for emergency assistance (White House Statement here).Power is returning across Texas and temperatures are set to rise but some 13 million people are still facing difficulties accessing clean water...
9 Feb 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Three peace agreements were signed in Mali during January in a bid to end violence among communites that has plagued the circle of Koro in the centre of the country.The terms of the agreements were brokered by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation, include commitments to peace by “pardoning past actions and disseminating messages of peace and cohesion” and “facilitating the use of natural resources and land by all communities”...
9 Feb 2021 New Delhi, India
26 have died and as many as 200 are missing after a glacier collapse in northern India on 8 February, causing deadly flooding in the state of Uttarakhand.On the morning of 7 February the glacier collapsed near Reni village of Chamoli in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand resulting in a high-speed surge of water to pour down the Rishiganga river completely destroying one hydroelectric dam and damaging another...
8 Feb 2021 AGADIR
A new report by the Centre of Mediterranean Integration (CMI) has assessed climate change in Morocco and revealed that the North African country faces serious challenges in terms of water scarcity and material security. The study, which was released on February 3, contains new data and maps concerning climate change in Morocco...