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  1. ADB Lends Nepal $90 Million for Water Supply Project

    8 Dec 2015- 08:19 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post The Asian Development Bank (ADB) sigend an agreement on Dec. 7 to provide an additional financing of 90 million US Dollars (approximately Rs 9.54 billion) to the government of Nepal for the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2015 - 08:19

  2. South Sudan Is Worst Place in the World to Find a Toilet; India Has Longest Lines: WaterAid

    20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom South Sudan is the hardest place in the world to find a household toilet, according to a new report by international charity WaterAid. The report, “ It’s No Joke: The State of the World’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 08:57

  3. Villagers in Four Quake-Hit Districts in Nepal Still Without Water

    5 Nov 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Tens of thousands of residents in Nepal’s Nuwakot, Kavre, Ramechhap and Dolakha districts are facing drinking water shortages because the country’s Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Division ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2015 - 10:06

  4. Climate Change, Agriculture, Population Growth Could Affect Water Availability in Nepal: Study

    21 Oct 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WACO, TX, United States Climatic changes, alongside increased agricultural land use and population growth, could have negative effects on water availability in Nepal, according to a new study from Texas’ Baylo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2015 - 10:22

  5. Haiti Issues Red Alert Due to Cholera Surge

    19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian officials issued a red alert last week due to a surge in cholera cases in the country. The Ministry of Health said that as of September 30th, there had been 22,511 new infections ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2015 - 10:00

  6. Indian Government Planning Sharda River-Gujarat Link

    4 Sep 2015- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India With work on Ken-Betwa river interlinking project between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states likely to start soon, the Indian government is now looking at linking the Sharda River, which o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2015 - 11:44

  7. Only Half of Needed Funds Provided for Nepal Quake Relief: OCHA

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Only $210 million USD-- about half of the $422 million USD humanitarian appeal launched to help Nepal in the wake of last April’s devastating earthquake-- has been received to date, the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  8. WHO Warns of Cholera Threat Around the Globe, Calls for Use of Oral Vaccines

    7 Jul 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Cholera is a major public health threat throughout the world, and the oral cholera vaccine is an effective tool for controlling outbreaks of the water-borne disease, the World Health Organiz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 10:38

  9. Monsoon Rains Increase Risk of Water-Borne Disease in Nepal: Plan International

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal’s monsoon season, which has brought heavy rains and landslides, is also increasing the risk of poor sanitation services and the spread of water-borne disease, particularly given the dest ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  10. Heavy Rains Trigger Floods, Landslides in Nepal

    29 Jun 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU NDTV Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the past three days have killed at least four people and submerged over two thousand houses in three districts of western Nepal. In a separate i ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:15

  11. Doctors Warn of Potential Hepatitis E Outbreak in Nepal

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal An international group of doctors is warning of a potential hepatitis E outbreak in Nepal during the country’s monsoon season, which typically begins in July. The disease is spread through con ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  12. Nepal Needs $100 Million to Restore Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Pre-Quake Status

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal It will cost at least $100 million USD to restore water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to pre-earthquake levels in those districts of Nepal that were hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  13. Himalayan Glaciers Could Shrink by 99 Percent by 2100: Study

    4 Jun 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, glacier volume in the Nepalese Himalayan region could shrink by 70 to 99 percent by 2100, according to a new study by researchers in Nepal, Fra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 10:04

  14. Landslide Blocks Nepal's Kaligandaki River

    26 May 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Nepali Times Thousands of people living along Kaligandaki River have fled their homes fearing a flash flood after a massive landslide blocked Kaligandaki River. Kaligandaki River has virtually dried up do ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2015 - 10:50

  15. Splash Launches Campaign to Secure Safe Water for Nepal

    14 May 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report SEATTLE PRNewswire Splash, an innovative social enterprise dedicated to fighting waterborne illness for children globally, yesterday launched an ambitious campaign to raise $500,000 to secure safe water for hundred ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2015 - 09:27