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

    29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by TWD Staff 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 issues, highligh ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:34

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

    2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by TWD Staff 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 by  OOSKAnew ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:34

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. "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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Defiance Against Science: Multiple US Cities Vote To Remove Fluoride From Drinking Water

    18 Oct 2018- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY NBC News (US) "Anti-fluoridationists” — a small but vocal minority — are disputing long-established science to say that fluoride added to tap water lowers IQ and causes everything from acne to anem ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2018 - 13:00

  11. Faith Leaders Say UN Is Sidelining Internally Displaced People

    26 Sep 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, United States In an open letter to UN member governments, more than 57 faith leaders from across the globe have challenged UN member governments about the exclusion of 40.5 million internally displac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 06:34

  12. A Child Dies Every 5 Seconds. Inadequate Water, Sanitation, Nutrition Are Largely To Blame

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report NEW YORK UNICEF An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Or ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  13. $1.2 Billion USD Water Tunnel For New York

    18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Construction Index Water supply in New York City and nearby Westchester County is to be improved through the construction of a $1.2 billion USD tunnelling project. New York City Department of Enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 08:53

  14. Land-grabs, Unplanned Urban Sprawl, Unsustainable Agriculture And Over-consumption Unsustainable: United Nations

    19 Jun 2018- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY In a statement marking the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has said that everyone needed to recognize t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:15

  15. Increasing Precipitation Volatility in 21st Century California: Research

    8 May 2018- 12:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Nature Climate Change Mediterranean climate regimes are particularly susceptible to rapid shifts between drought and flood—of which, California’s rapid transition from record multi-year dryness between 2 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2018 - 12:19

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