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  1. AfDB Boosts Cyclone Response With Emergency Relief And Measures To Address Climate Change

    30 Apr 2019- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $100 Million USD to establish an Emergency Recovery Fund to begin reconstruction efforts in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the aftermath o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 08:53

  2. Malaria Outbreak Follows In Wake Of Cyclone Idai

    27 Apr 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom On World Malaria Day, April 25, UNICEF announced that almost 15,000 cases of malaria had been reported in one month since March 27 in Sofala Province, Mozambique, one of the areas hardes ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2019 - 10:20

  3. Cyclone Idai Aftermath: 517 Cases Of Cholera And First Death Reported

    1 Apr 2019- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED APRIL 1 The port city of Beira, Mozambique, has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517 since Cyclone Idai hit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 09:30

  4. Water-borne Disease Expected In Wake Of Cyclone Idai

    26 Mar 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Governments and humanitarian agencies have warned of the risk of water-borne diseases in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The death toll has risen above 750 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2019 - 09:40

  5. US Think-Tank Studies Southern Africa Impacts of El Nino

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States United States think-tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has released a study titled “Improving Relief and Development Responses to Climate Variability: ...

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

  6. World’s Poor Pay the Most for Water: Report

    23 Mar 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The poorest people in the world are paying the most for water, according to a report released on World Water Day (March 22nd) by international charity WaterAid. “It is often assumed that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:38

  7. Mozambique Needs $500 Million for Water Network Expansion

    10 Feb 2016- 10:04 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Macau Hub The government of Mozambique needs US$500 million to finance expansion programmes for the country’s water supply network and reduce the current coverage deficit across the country, reported the Min ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2016 - 10:04

  8. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  9. Six Dead in Malawi Cholera Outbreak

    17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Six people have died so far in Malawi''s latest cholera outbreak, which has affected eight districts in the country, the Health Ministry said this week. A total of 425 cases have bee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2015 - 11:16

  10. 43 Dead, Over 5,000 Sickened in Mozambique Cholera Outbreak

    11 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAPUTO, Mozambique Mozambique is in the throes of a cholera outbreak that has killed 43 people and sickned over 5,100 more since December, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:00

  11. Avoiding Interruptions in Water, Sanitation Services Key to Disease Prevention After Floods: ALNAP

    8 Jul 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP), an organization that aims to improve the performance of humanitarian actions, has published a new  paper presenting ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2014 - 10:08

  12. UN, SIWI Mark World Water Day With Award Announcements; Singapore's NEWater, Harvard Professor Are Honorees

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan/STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Water (UN-Water) program and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) marked this year's World Water Day by announcing winners of major awards f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  13. South African Mining Company Sued Over Water Pollution

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa One of South Africa's leading mining companies, Bosveld Phosphates, is being sued after its tailings dam overflowed and caused serious pollution to two rivers in Limpopo province ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2014 - 10:05

  14. Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Not Enough to Protect Vulnerable Communities: UN University

    8 Nov 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Climate change is already affecting vulnerable communities, causing loss and damage to their most fundamental needs, livelihoods and food security, according to a report released this week by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2013 - 10:19

  15. More International Companies Look to African Water Market

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03