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  1. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  2. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  3. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framewor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:39

  4. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  5. Grim Working Conditions Of Millions Of Developing World Sanitation Workers

    30 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new report authored by the International Labour Organisation, WaterAid, World Bank and World Health Organisation focuses on the well being of sanitation workers; their safety, health ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:25

  6. UN Security Council Briefed On Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

    21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitaria ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2019 - 06:25

  7. UN-Water Highlights Climate Change Impacts On Water Stresses

    29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new policy brief from UN-Water, the interagency mechanism that coordinates the efforts of United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:34

  8. "Early Action" Required As Drought, Conflict Threaten Hunger For 8.7 Million In Somalia and South Sudan

    2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:34

  9. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  10. Global Cooperation Required To Lower Risk Of Water Conflicts

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 16:04

  11. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:36

  12. New York Addresses The Fatberg Challenge

    24 Feb 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Slate Stuff flushed down residential plumbing drains is contributing to a rather gross and increasingly prevalent problem: floating blobby masses of trash in the sewers known as “fatbergs.” New York Cit ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 06:56

  13. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  14. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  15. US Court Considers Consolidation Of Billions Of Dollars Worth Of PFAS Chemical Contamination Claims

    4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:32

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