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"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 - 08/23/2019 - 06:49
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
7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that t ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2019 - 07:21
5 May 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Multiple observational datasets and reconstructions using data from tree rings have confirmed that human activities were probably affecting the worldwide risk of droughts as early as ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 12:01
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
"UN Decade On Ecosystem Restoration" Will Commence in 2021. No, We Don't Really Understand The Wait Either.
6 Mar 2019- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 as a UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The aim of the program is to restore degraded ecosystems as a measure to fight ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:11
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
20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country. It is also a referendum on the fate of the Amazon: the world’s largest tropical ...
Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47
20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs. In moves th ...
Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47
12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia Univ ...
Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:02
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
23 Mar 2018- 05:42 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Last month I visited a small rural community in northern Brazil to see how pesticides affect people in the countryside. Brazil, an agricultural powerhouse of industrial farming, is on ...
Local Press Report - 03/23/2018 - 05:42
22 Mar 2018- 05:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY PR Web While Cape Town races to avoid ‘Day Zero,’ when taps will run dry, a new WaterAid report reveals millions around the world already face these conditions daily. The report, released on March 22 fo ...
Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:54
21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations Development Programme On International Day of Forests (21 March), we celebrate the many ways in which forests sustain and protect us. The following day is World Water Day, where we explor ...
Local Press Report - 03/21/2018 - 08:00
Afghanistan Humanitarian Response: WASH Cluster Dashboard- Overall Cluster Figures, Achievements and Funding (January-December 2017)
14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Relief Web The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) remains one of the challenging humanitarian and development issues in Afghanistan. Limited access to WASH means a significant burden of poor health, n ...
Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56