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  1. Effects Of Climate Change On Bangladeshi Children

    8 Apr 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh UNICEF has released a new report examining effects of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change on children in Bangladesh. With its flat topograph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:16

  2. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  3. $45.4 Million USD For Solar Irrigation Pumping In Bangladesh

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Asian Development Bank Bangladesh is to receive a $20 million USD loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional $25.44 million USD in grant f ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  4. IFAD Report Examines Sustainable Solutions To Water Stress

    2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  5. Disease Concern After Record Floods Hit South East Asia

    24 Aug 2017- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States More than 1,000 people have been killed in the current monsoon-related floods hitting countries in South East Asia which have affected up to 24 million individuals. Rescue teams are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2017 - 08:04

  6. India Roundup: China Criticized over Info-block, Brahmaputra Treaty Urged, India and US “Sabotage” Indus Treaty?, Dam Protest Violence Warning, Kerala/Tamil Nadu, Karnataka/Telangana, Sustainable Sugar Initiative and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu riv ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 13:09

  7. Gender Issues Highlighted in Bangladesh

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Info KOCHUKHALI Al Jazeera A combination of tidal flooding, inundation by storm surges and saltwater intrusion has led to a rise in salinity in the groundwater and the fresh-water ponds according to Al Jazeera. As a result, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/01/2017 - 08:33

  8. Dhaka’s Proposal on Connectivity, Water, Food, Energy Security Endorsed by ACD

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Daily Naya Diganta The 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) has endorsed Bangladesh’s proposal to be a co-prime mover in the working G\groups on Connectivity and Food, Water and Energy Security under the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  9. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  10. Pay-as-you-go Irrigation Planned in Bangladesh

    12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report FENI Thomson Reuters The Bangladesh government plans to install water meters across the Muhuri Project, a 60,258-hectare irrigation area supplied by the Feni, Muhuri and Milenia rivers, to reflect farmers' wat ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2016 - 05:39

  11. ADB Lends Bangladesh $45 Million to Expand Water Project

    14 Dec 2015- 09:08 by Local Press Report DHAKA Bangladesh Business News The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government on Sunday signed $45 million loan agreements to expand a water resources management project in the southwest area of Bangladesh. Th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/14/2015 - 09:08

  12. Bangladesh to Launch Flood Control Measures on Three Rivers

    10 Dec 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report DHAKA Bangladesh Today Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the government is planning to train three mighty river systems-- Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna-- to check riverbank erosion in ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2015 - 08:58

  13. Bangladesh Needs Water Security to Ensure National Security: Minister

    4 Dec 2015- 09:16 by Local Press Report DHAKA UNB If Bangladesh cannot ensure water security, its national security will be at stake in the days to come, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud said on Wednesday. Access Ecosystems Energy Security Env ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2015 - 09:16

  14. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  15. China's Brahmaputra Dam a Concern for Bangladesh

    21 Oct 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Daily Star China's $1.5 billion Brahmaputra dam, known as Zangmu Hydropower Station, has raised some serious concerns in India and Bangladesh. Ministers and officials are worried that the dam, the larges ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2015 - 08:55

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