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 TORONTO, Canada
Scientists urge charities to "stop animal gifting" as excessive numbers of livestock in some developing countries has crippled communities affected by food and water insecurity.
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 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Crashing ocean waves found to emit “forever chemicals” into the air. New evidence that sea spray aerosol can be an important source of PFAS in the atmosphere.
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.
16 Jan 2022 IDLIB, Syria
An attack on Al-Arshani water pumping station by Russian jets in early January severely damaged the main water supply pipeline, and damaged other essential equipment, cutting off water supply to 240,000.
15 Jan 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
New report from GWP concludes that, although gender has been integrated into policymaking in several countries, there is still a wide gap between policy and practice, and a long way to go before gender equality is achieved in water resources management.
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 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.