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  1. AfDB Lends Rwanda $20 Million for Water Supply in Kigali

    22 Dec 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report KIGALI African Development Bank The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) through its private sector window approved a USD 20 million loan to the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project in Rwanda. Deve ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2015 - 10:24

  2. Jordan Water Authority Signs Deal With JICA

    22 Dec 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report AMMAN Arab Today Jordan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed on Monday an agreement to support water ventures in the hosting areas of the Syrian refugees with total cost of 25 million dollar ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2015 - 10:31

  3. Moldova Plans to Upgrade Water, Wastewater Infrastructure in Cahul

    22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAHUL, Moldova Moldova is planning to develop and modernize water and wastewater infrastructure in Cahul raion (district) using foreign funds. Apă-Canal Cahul currently treats water from the Prut River and dis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/22/2015 - 10:25

  4. France Provides $42.2 Million Grant to Kenya for Water, Sanitation, Slum Upgrade Projects

    21 Dec 2015- 08:50 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News After a successful UN climate change conference that ended with a historic partially binding Paris Agreement on climate change, France is making true its commitment to helping developi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/21/2015 - 08:50

  5. EBRD Lends Jordan $14 Million to Upgrade Wastewater Infrastructure

    21 Dec 2015- 08:52 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), on Friday, announced that it is providing a loan of up to US$ 14 million to the Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) to carry out an u ...

    Local Press Report - 12/21/2015 - 08:52

  6. 500,000 Lagos Residents at Risk Due to Sewage Plant Crisis

    21 Dec 2015- 09:05 by Local Press Report LAGOS Leadership News Residents of Iponri Low-Cost Housing Estate, Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos State, on Sunday appealed to the Lagos State Government to save their lives from epidemic that was looming th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/21/2015 - 09:05

  7. Philippines Declares State of Calamity in Wake of Typhoon Melor

    21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on December 18th declared a state of national calamity in the wake of Typhoon Melor (know in the Philippines as “Nona.”) The storm, which hit the isl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  8. 500 Children in Sub-Saharan Africa Die Every Day of WASH-Related Diseases: UNICEF

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal In Sub-Saharan Africa, some 500 children under 5 die every day from diarrheal diseases linked to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  9. Cholera Outbreak Spreads to Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp

    18 Dec 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Medecins Sans Frontieres A cholera epidemic that has been spreading in Kenya for over a year has now hit the Dadaab Refugee Camp complex, on the border with Somalia. With the rainy season making already poo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:55

  10. Studies Find High Levels of Mercury in Water Near Bauxite Mines

    18 Dec 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report BUKIT GOH Malaysia Kini Water from water sources near the bauxite mines in Bukit Goh, Pahang should not be used for drinking even after treatment, said water quality professor Maketab Mohamed. The Universiti Teknol ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:44

  11. Indonesia Gets $250 Million From USAID for Environmental Program

    18 Dec 2015- 08:42 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The US government, through its development aid agency (USAID), has granted US$250 million to Indonesia to fund an ambitious long-term partnership as Indonesia plays a pivotal global role in tac ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:42

  12. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  13. US Spending on WASH to Increase in 2016

    17 Dec 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Y16 Omnibus Spending Bill, released this week, includes increased financial support for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs worldwide, with a particular focus on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:42

  14. Odisha Water Pollution Blamed on Municipal Waste, Human Activity

    17 Dec 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report BHUBANESWAR Times of India Forest minister Bikram Keshari Arukh commented in the Odisha assembly on Tuesday that the high level of pollution in the rivers of the state is due to unabated discharge of municipal liqu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 08:56

  15. Greywater Reuse Safe for Irrigation: Study

    17 Dec 2015- 09:00 by Local Press Report SEDE BOQER American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have determined that treated greywater is safe for ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 09:00