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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. 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

  4. International Toilet Festival Highlights Sanitation Issues in Asia

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The International Toilet Festival, being held in India this week, will bring together representatives from seven Asian nations-- India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam and Afghanistan- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. South Asia Aims to Become Open Defecation Free by 2023

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal At the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), which concluded on in Kathmandu, on October 24, governments from eight South Asian countries committed themselves to becoming an op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  9. IDB Announces $617 Million in Development Funding

    4 Apr 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Arab news At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which inclu ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    17 May 2011- 10:27 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. U.S. Works to Foster Trans-Boundary Cooperation, Improved Water Management in South Asia

    15 Mar 2011- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S.- Department of State is “working to foster trans-boundary cooperation and improve water management systems” in South Asia, according to Assistant Secretary of State for S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 07:58

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