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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. 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

  3. OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  4. 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

  5. UK Aid Groups Warn of Waterborne Disease Threat in Nepal

    6 May 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A group of 13 UK-based humanitarian aid groups warned this week that there is a high risk that cholera, dysentery and other serious waterborne diseases will break out in Nepal in the aftermath ...

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

  6. Haitian Plaintiffs Ask US Judge to Set Aside UN Immunity in Cholera Case

    27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A lawyer representing five Haitian cholera victims and their families last week asked a US district court judge to lift the United Nations’ legal immunity so that the international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2014 - 10:34

  7. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  8. World Bank Decides to Give More Funds for Indonesian Water, Sanitation Project

    The World Bank on May 2 announced additional funding for Indonesia’s Third Water Supply and Sanitation for Low Income Communities project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. South Asia Launches Regional Sanitation Campaign

    Thousands of citizens of Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka came together on March 19 to launch a regional sanitation campaign for South Asia. The launch was held in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, ahead of World Water Day celebratio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2013 - 09:53

  10. US Representatives Urge UN to Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

    Late last week, 104 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, urging her to pressure the international organization to take responsibility for re-introducing cholera to Haiti. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  11. Developing World Economic Growth Hindered by Water Shortage


    Local Press Report - 06/11/2012 - 09:34

  12. 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

  13. Cholera Victims Demanding Finanical Compensation From UN

    28 Nov 2011- 11:53 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE BBC The US-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) has filed a compensation demand worth hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of some 5,000 Haitian cholera victims to the Unite ...

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

  14. 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

  15. One Year Later, Much Remains to Be Done for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    11 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE One year has passed since the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti, destroying infrastructure and killing more than 200,000 people, and much remains to be done in the rebuild, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 22:27