27 Jan 2022 VICTORIA, Canada
New research identifies potential social and ecological implications of dwindling water resources and hotspot basins most vulnerable to depletion.
18 Jan 2022 LHOKSUKON, Indonesia
Heavy rain displaces 30,000; deforestation contributing factor to mudslides; downslope rice crop failure feared
16 Jan 2022 JUBA, South Sudan
Efforts to minimize fatal attacks and implement Marial Bai Agreement to allocate resources and implement procedures for mobile courts in dispute settlement.
16 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Irrigation canal refurbishment, water quality improvements, wastewater management and construction of desalination plants all part of 20 year plan. Nile River shortages anticipated
16 Jan 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Rainfall variability, and resulting water scarcity, is a contributing force in migration, says the World Bank in new report.
12 Jan 2022 JOHOR, Malaysia
Intermittent downpour in the southern state at the beginning of the year, saw more than 5,000 residents displaced and housed at 79 temporary relief centres that had been opened to accommodate victims. Prince Tunku has announced a river cleaning programme which will commence next month in Johor, in addition to special programmes to raise awareness of the importance of keeping rivers clean.
9 Jan 2022 KATHMANDU, Nepal
Glacier melt in "third pole" will adversely affect livelihoods of an estimated 1.65 billion people living downstream. Faster change is likely to result in greater landscape instability, increased risk of landslides, avalanches, and floods.
7 Jan 2022 JOHANNESBURG
Government of South Africa warns of possible flooding along Komati River downstream of Maguga dam in eSwatini.
7 Jan 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
289 water and sanitation institutions in 41 countries benefit; 4 million have access to water and sanitation for the first time
7 Jan 2022 YAOUNDE, Cameroon
Cameroonian authorities have reported that the recent bout of violence broke out between fishermen of the Musgum community and ethnic Arab Choa cattlemen over water management and access. With people continuing to arrive in Chad, pressure has been mounting on the African country which is home to 17 million people and around one million refugees and internally displaced families.
6 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
GCC minister acknowledges Egypt's pivotal role in regional stability; emphasizes need for legally binding agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan
6 Jan 2022 TEHRAN, Iran
Unprecedented decade-long drought, followed by sudden heavy rain, deals irreparable blow to Southeastern Iran economy.