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  1. 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

  2. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  3. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  4. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  5. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  6. WRI Launches Global Flood Risk Assessment Tool

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water ris ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  7. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31

  8. South Asia Water Management Must Include China: Official

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bringing China into the discourse on effective water management in South Asia is necessary, since many of the important Himalayan rivers originate in China, Suresh Prabhu, the former power mini ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2014 - 10:11

  9. Drought in Asia-Pacific Region Has Caused $53 Billion in Damages

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Drought has negatively affected more than 1.3 billion people and caused more than $53 billion USD in damages in the Asia-Pacific region over the past 30 years, Shamika Sirimanne, Director of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:38

  10. Islamic Bank Allocates Nearly $1 Billion USD for Water, Energy, Food Security in Africa, Central Asia

    The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has announced $912.8 million USD in funding for development projects in a number of member countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  11. Japan, US Aid Agencies Consider Africa Water PPP Fund

    Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are considering creating an Africa water private-public partnership fund, according to JICA President Dr. Akihiko Tanaka. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  12. South, Central Asia Expecting Floods

    Heavy floods are expected in mountain ranges of Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Pamir again this year. Possible affected countries include China, Northern India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2012 - 09:29

  13. Otero Urges More Research on Himalayan Glacier Melt

    17 Jan 2012- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Maria Otero urged more research and data sharing on Himalayan glacier melt during a forum last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00