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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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. 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

  6. WHO Pushes Back Against Typhoid in Asia

    18 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand The World Health Organization (WHO) last week urged countries in South and Southeast Asia to adopt the typhoid vaccine in an effort to battle the disease. According to the WHO, 90 percent of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:36

  7. ADB Outlines Strategy for “Wastewater Revolution” to Boost Sanitation

    14 Jun 2011- 18:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank is seeking to scale up successful cases of local governments, water utilities and private companies across the region that have created markets for by-products of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:36

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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