30 Nov 2021 Tehran, Iran
The 27 November protest in the central-Iran city (pop 2 million) was the biggest since the outbreak commenced 9 November.
21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
12 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
As a key player in the UN's Race To Zero campaign, the water sector plays a vital role in its success: global water use, storage, and distribution accounts for 10 Percent of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
4 Nov 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Continuing drought, water service disruptions, lack of electricity, upstream dams on the Euphrates and operational interruptions at Alouk station contribute to crisis
2 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
United States: Intelligence Advisory Issued Following Ongoing Cyber Attacks On Nation's Water Infrastructure
Advisory discloses three previously unreported ransomware attacks which hit facilities in Nevada, Maine, and California earlier this year.
2 Nov 2021 Niamey, Niger
Improved access to drinking water and sanitation services, small-scale irrigation and programs for sustainable water usage to be funded
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
1 Nov 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Reduced rainfall and higher temperatures have increased water use in Scotland for crop irrigation, exacerbating water shortages
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
25 Oct 2021 PEMBA, Mozambique
Lack of access to safe water, worsened by massive population displacements, has led to an increase in cases of cholera and diarrhoea.
25 Oct 2021 BEIJING, China
Authorities curtailed energy usage at factories and ports while ramping up efforts at additional coal production.