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  1. Projected Humanitarian Costs Of Climate Emergencies

    25 Sep 2019- 06:56 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) issued a new report 19 September examining the current cost of climate change on humans, and projects what the cost will be at the end of the next ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:35

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Kazakh Minister Calls for Intensification of Cooperation on Water Resources in Central Asia

    21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY KazInform According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Kairat Abdrakhmanov, long-term stability and prosperity in Central Asia should be based on three pillars: recognition and strengthen ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2018 - 11:26

  7. UNESCO Urges Deeper Commitment to Water Cooperation

    21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Relief Web At the high-level event “Towards Implementation of the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’ 2018-2028” hosted at the United Nations, UNESCO Director-General, Ir ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2017 - 08:06

  8. Massive Infrastructure Funding Gap for SDGs

    31 Jul 2017- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new report indicates that the cost of providing infrastructure to support global economic growth and to start to close infrastructure gaps will reach $94 trillion USD by 2040, with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2017 - 11:38

  9. Myanmar VP Urges Cooperative Approach

    5 Jul 2017- 09:18 by Local Press Report YANGON Xinhuanet News Myanmar's Second Vice President U Henry Van Thio has called for speeding up the country's water management, urging ministries concerned to work together for prevention of flooding and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/05/2017 - 09:18

  10. NASA Data Combat Middle East Scarcity

    12 Jun 2017- 09:34 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Newsweek Desperate to head off a regional water crisis, scientists in the Middle East have pinned their hopes on U.S. satellite imagery to boost water efficiency and sniff out additional water resources ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2017 - 09:34

  11. Nearly 600 million Children Will Live in Areas with Extremely Limited Water Resources by 2040- UNICEF

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY UNICEF Press Center Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UNICEF report released on World Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  12. UN – Syria Water Crisis Continues

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  13. Improving Gender Relations Around Water Access, Use & Governance in Six Countries

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Relief Web With support from the Government of Canada under the Canada-UNDP Climate Change Adaptation Facility (CCAF), and the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund, six countries ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2016 - 09:40

  14. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  15. Reins at the UN: Guterres

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Antonio Guterres, former head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been confirmed as the next UN Secretary General by the UN Security Council. The UN Gener ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

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