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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
30 Jul 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has proposed a water-sharing agreement that would include the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins. The minister proposed the common basin approach ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2013 - 10:00
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
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
29 Aug 2011- 15:29 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM ITT Corporation (Press Release) ITT Corporation’s corporate philanthropy program, Watermark, and sponsorship of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, will continue after its water businesses are formally sepa ...
Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:46
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