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  1. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  2. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  3. 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

  4. Disease Concern After Record Floods Hit South East Asia

    24 Aug 2017- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States More than 1,000 people have been killed in the current monsoon-related floods hitting countries in South East Asia which have affected up to 24 million individuals. Rescue teams are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2017 - 08:04

  5. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  6. Natural Disasters Displaced Over 19 Million in 2015

    13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Disasters such as drought, sea level rise and desertification drove 19.2 million people in 113 countries from their homes in 2015, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2016 - 10:07

  7. Asia-Pacific Cities at High Risk From Disasters: UN

    14 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Cities in the Asia-Pacific region may not be equipped to handle the disasters that are projected to occur more often and be more intense in the coming years, according to a new report by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2016 - 11:06

  8. River Flows From Tibetan Plateau Could Increase in Coming Decades: Study

    21 Jan 2016- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GOTHENBURG, Sweden Water supplies on the Tibetan Plateau will remain stable-- and may even increase-- in the coming decades, according to new research from Sweden’s University of Gothenburg. The findings fly i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2016 - 11:05

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Nepal’s Earthquake Victims in Urgent Need of Water, Food Shelter: Aid Workers

    27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend has killed over 3,700 people and left survivors in urgent need of water, food items and shelter, according to aid workers. Electric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2015 - 10:22

  12. Basin-Wide Water Management Plans Needed in Himalayas: Experts

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Developing river basin management plans across all riparian states will be crucial to addressing growing water problems in the Himalayan region, experts said during a conference on water-shar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  13. India Plans River-Linking Project With Nepal

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s massive river-linking plans include connecting the Yamuna River in northern India to the Sharda River in Nepal, according to Indian federal Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti. Thi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  14. 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

  15. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21