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  1. 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

  2. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  3. Hurricane Sandy Death Toll Reaches 71 in the Caribbean; Haiti Faces “Major Crisis”

    Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe issued a plea for more relief aid for the storm that caused 54 deaths and 20 injuries in his country, with 20 people still missing. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2012 - 10:00

  4. Environmental Degradation Increases Disaster Risk

    Environmental degradation lowers a country’s ability to adapt to the risk of natural disasters, thereby increasing that risk, according to the 2nd edition of the World Risk Report, released last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  5. U.S. Water Partnership Launched With Commitments of Over $500 Million USD

    The US Water Partnership (USWP), originally announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on World Water Day in March, officially launched on June 20 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, with over $500 million USD in financial commit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  6. Spain Funds New Haiti Treatment Plant


    Local Press Report - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  7. Rainy Season to Put 250,000 at Risk of Cholera in Haiti

    22 May 2012- 14:39 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE AlertNet Up to 250,000 people are at risk from cholera during Haiti’s hurricane season, warns children’s charity Plan International. Aid workers for Plan are launching awareness campaigns in schools ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  8. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, repres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  9. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    16 May 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  10. MDG Targets on Sanitation Least Likely to Be Achieved: Report

    2 May 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  The latest Global Monitoring Report 2011 issued by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stresses the urgency of helping developing countries that have fallen b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  11. UN Official Urges More Help for Water, Sanitation in Poorest Nations

    18 Apr 2011- 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of pov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40