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  1. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  2. 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

  3. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  4. New PPP to Promote Climate Change Resilience in Developing Countries

    17 Jun 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross, the US government and eight other organizations have launched a new public-private partnership to promote climate change resilience in developing countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:57

  5. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

  6. UN Official Calls for More "Hydro-Diplomacy"

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water is an essential component within the global development agenda, with far-reaching implications for peace and security, and so there is a growing need for "water diplomacy" ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  7. Nile Ministers Call for Renewed Dialogue on Use of Shared Waters

    7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2014 - 10:29

  8. Turkish Dam Plans Escalate Tensions With Armenia

    6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Two proposed dams that would provide large new reservoirs in eastern Turkey on rivers that run across the border into Armenia are exacerbating tension between the two countries. Turkish authoriti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2014 - 11:08

  9. Colombian Scientists Say Moths Could Affect Bogota Water Supply

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Governor of Colombia’s Cundinamarca Department Alvaro Cruz last week downplayed concerns that a moth infestation in the Bogota area river basins could affect water supply to the capital city. H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2013 - 10:08

  10. Indigenous Colombians Say Anti-Coca Drive Is Poisoning Their Water

    19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Embera indigenous group in northwest Colombia has accused the country’s government of poisoning its children by aerial spraying of their lands. The Embera blame the anti-drug cultivation m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  11. Ugandan President Enters Nile Fray

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  12. 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

  13. UK Pledges $2.9 Billion USD in Climate Aid

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    Local Press Report - 12/04/2012 - 09:59

  14. 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

  15. 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

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