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  1. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  2. 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

  3. Europe Can Expect Worsening Droughts by 2100

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European countries, particularly those in the southern regions, can expect more frequent and intense droughts by the end of the century, according to a new study carried out jointly by the Eu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 11:21

  4. Jordan Receives $20 Million in Aid for Syrian Refugees

    16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government will receive $20 million USD in aid to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees there, government officials said last week. “The World Bank has pledged $10 million U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2013 - 10:10

  5. Darfur Reconstruction Conference Falls Short of Expectations With $3.7 Billion in Donor Commitments

    The International Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur has secured $3.7 billion USD from donor countries, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed ben Abdallah al Mahmoud officials said after the two-day conference in Doha last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2013 - 10:09

  6. Japanese Trading Firms Entering Global Water Market


    Local Press Report - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  7. World Bank Approves $245 Million USD Aid Package to Myanmar, First in 25 Years

    The World Bank last week approved a $245 million USD aid package-- $80 million USD as a grant and $165 million as a no-interest loan-- for support to Myanmar’s reform efforts. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  8. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

  9. Asian Countries Face High Financial Risk From Natural Disasters

    Some of Asia’s key growth economies have the highest financial risk from natural disasters due to the high exposure of their cities and trading hubs to events such as flooding, earthquakes and cyclones, according to a report released this week by UK-based ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  10. USAID, NASA, Nike Aim to Promote Waste Management Innovations

    The LAUNCH program, a partnership of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the US State Department, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and athletic wear giant Nike, looked at waste management innovations-- including wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  11. EU Fines Water Management Cartel $16 Million USD

    27 Jun 2012- 09:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Europe Online Magazine The European Union on Wednesday slapped more than $16 million USD in fines on two producers of water management products, accusing them of running a cartel in Germany that one of the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  12. G8, African Nations Commit to New Food Security Alliance

    24 May 2012- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Group of Eight (G8) countries and African leaders last week announced a New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in an effort to raise 50 million people out of poverty in ...

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

  13. BRIC Nations Are Four of Top Five Global Water Consumers

    23 May 2012- 08:31 by Local Press Report ENSCHEDE Scientific American China is the largest water consumer in the world followed by India and the United States. Brazil and Russia round out the top five global water consumers, according to a new report in S ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  14. Colombia Faces Water, Sanitation Challenges After Floods

    19 Apr 2012- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The latest field report from international advocacy group Refugees International on the heavy rains and flooding over the past 15 months in Colombia warns that while there have been impr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

  15. Global Appeal Asks for $1 Billion USD to Tackle Water Crisis in Darfur

    18 Jul 2011- 13:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Representatives of the international donor community in conjunction with the Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources have launched an appeal for $1 billion USD to finance 65 inter-r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47