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  1. UN Human Rights Chief Urges Governments to End Discrimination in Water and Sanitation Access

    27 Oct 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called on governments around the world to acknowledge safe drinking water and sanitation as human rights, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2015 - 10:45

  2. UN Sounds Alarm Over Health, Ecological Impacts of Wastewater

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Unregulated liquid waste discharges pose a serious threat to human and ecological health, UN-Water warned in a new report released on February 2nd. The Rapid Assessment Report on Waste Water Mana ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:51

  3. Funding Gaps Limit Progress in Achieving Universal Water, Sanitation Access: UN

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Insufficient financing overall, funding gaps in rural areas, weak national capacity, gaps in monitoring, and neglect for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools and health facilitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:17

  4. Global Water Demand to Increase 55 Percent by 2050: UN

    24 Mar 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Global demand for freshwater is expected to increase by about 55 percent by 2050, largely due to the increased demand in manufacturing (400 percent), thermal electricity generation (140 percent) a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2014 - 10:23

  5. 2001-2010 Was a Decade of Weather Extremes: UN

    5 Jul 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The decade of 2001-2010 saw “unprecedented high-impact climate extremes” across the planet, with floods, droughts and hurricanes killing 370,000 people, a 20 percent increase over the previo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2013 - 10:06