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  1. White House And US Congress Tussle Over International Aid

    20 Aug 2019- 05:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Trump administration is looking to make good on threats to cancel funding for billions of dollars in foreign aid funding, especially for programs not fully endorsed by the W ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2019 - 08:24

  2. UNDP Greed And Graft Allegations

    18 Aug 2019- 06:14 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Foreign Policy Magazine Whistleblowers and experts allege corruption at a United Nations Development Program project for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Russia, according to a Foreign Policy inve ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:14

  3. Seventeen Countries Face "Extremely" High Water Stress

    12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by TWD Staff WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk A ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:39

  4. USAID Recommits To Support Of Jordan Water Sector

    22 Jul 2019- 08:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Jordan Times USAID’s current allocation to support Jordan’s water sector stands at around $80 million per year, according to a senior USAID official, who said that the agency is now working with t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2019 - 14:23

  5. World Bank Funds Phase II Of Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project

    24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/24/2019 - 09:33

  6. Iran Blames US Sanctions For Hampering Humanitarian Aid As Devastating Floods Force Mass Evacuations

    8 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Iran authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 70 villages in the country's southwest province of Khuzestan in early April. At least 47 people have been reported kil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:31

  7. Japan, US Cooperate In Southeast Asia Water Diplomacy

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC East-West Center Southeast Asia is often considered "a global hot spot for water crises", where clean water supplies and sanitation in many cities are fragmented and suffering from weak plan ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  8. Trump Will Appoint New Leader Of World's Biggest Water Infrastructure Lender. Could It Be Ivanka?

    11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 07:06

  9. USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 46 States

    12 Dec 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has earmarked up to $2.4 Billion USD for water and environmental infrastructure projects in 46 states, affecting 936,000 rural Americans. In ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:46

  10. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  11. The Water Diplomat Talks – Charles Iceland, Director, Global and National Water Initiatives with the World Resources Institute’s Food, Forests, and Water Programs.

    14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Dunca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:47

  12. Trump Replaces OPIC With Bigger, Better "USIDFC" To Take On China In Developing Countries

    16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Inves ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/16/2018 - 16:23

  13. Improved Water Management Breaks Vicious Cycles In Protracted Crisis Situations

    8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 09:49

  14. World Bank Launches Initiative To Raise $3 Billion USD In Sustainable Development Bonds For Water Resources And Oceans

    8 Sep 2018- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The World Bank has announced the launch of a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the critical role of water and ocean resources. The bonds aim to raise at least $ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 11:23

  15. USEPA Awards Contract to Israeli Water Technology Start-up

    28 Mar 2018- 22:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Washington Examiner EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Tuesday that his agency signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Israeli company Water-Gen to develop advanced mobi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2018 - 22:01

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