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  1. Killings Of Water Activists Quadrupled In 2018

    2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2019 - 09:53

  2. Water Pump Is New US Forces Weapon Against ISIS In Philippines

    29 Apr 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report PADAS The New York Times While neither guided bomb nor armored vehicle, a gray oblong water pump sticking out from the brush along a remote dirt road is intended to be just as clear a sign of the United States’ eff ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2019 - 11:33

  3. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:46

  4. Philippines: NGOs Highlight Need For Clean Water For Marawi Refugees And Returnees

    23 Mar 2018- 05:50 by Local Press Report MANILA International Committee of the Red Cross Five months after the end of the clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, humanitarian organizations working on the ground estimate that 81,000 evacuees and re ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2018 - 06:17

  5. Building Resilience for Peace: Water, Security, and Strategic Interests

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report MINDANAO New Security Beat Millions of people in Mindanao have been displaced by violence and extreme weather events, and their migration from rural areas leaves room for the expansion of terrorist groups that threa ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2017 - 09:15

  6. ICRC Distributes Aid in Philippines' Drought-Stricken North Cotabato Province

    4 May 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has distributed food rations to over 29,000 people in two drought-hit municipalities in the Philippines’ North Cotabato province, the agen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 10:17

  7. Philippine Rights Group Seeks UN Investigation Into Kidapawan Farmers’ Protest

    20 Apr 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine human rights group Karapatan: Alliance for Advancement for People’s Rights, has asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the government’s actions in violently ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/20/2016 - 11:01

  8. Rights Group Issues Appeal Over Drought Protests in Philippines

    12 Apr 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG A Philippine rights group this week appealed for international support in denouncing the violent dispersal of a recent protest by farmers demanding drought relief funds. Two protesters were killed an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2016 - 11:17

  9. Civil Society Groups Want US, ASEAN to Take Up Issue of Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 11:51

  10. Thousands in Need of Water, Sanitation, Food After Fleeing Clashes in Mindanao

    5 Mar 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report MANILA ICRC Thousands of people have fled their homes as fighting between government security forces and armed groups escalates in Maguindanao province, in central Mindanao. The number of displaced people is rising. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2015 - 09:44

  11. Manila Water to Leave Rate Hike Up to Appeals Panel

    7 Jan 2015- 10:36 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Water concessionaire Manila Water will leave it up to the appeals panel to resolve a dispute over whether corporate income tax should be included in the computation for a water rate increase. Man ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2015 - 10:36

  12. Environmental Lobby Calls for Cancellation of Lagos Water Privatization Plan

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria An environmental lobby group in Nigeria is calling for cancellation of the planned partnership between the Lagos State government and the World Bank to privatize water supply services. Environme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  13. K-Water Lowers Bid for Philippine Dam

    25 Aug 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World Online The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) will have to settle for a reduced purchase price for the 218-megawatt (MW) privatized segment of the Angat hydroelectric ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2014 - 10:21

  14. Philippine City Staves Off Water Crisis

    18 Jun 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report ILOILO Inquirer A prolonged water crisis in areas in Iloilo City was staved off on Tuesday after bulk water providers resumed their supply to the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD). The consortium FLO Water Resourc ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2014 - 10:12

  15. COP 19: Developing Countries, NGOs Walk Out of UN Climate Talks

    22 Nov 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland A group of 133 developing nations, known as G77+China, as well as a number of NGOs walked out of UN climate change talks held in Warsaw, Poland this week due to differences with countries who ar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2013 - 10:30

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