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  1. Israel Seizes Palestinian Farmer's Water Pumps

    13 Aug 2020- 04:31 by Local Press Report HEBRON WAFA News Agency Mohammad Awad, activist, has reported that Israeli forces, accompanied by intelligence officers, raided an area to the north of the Beit Ummar town, and seized three water pumps owned by loc ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:30

  2. Ukraine Would Supply Water To Occupied Crimea In Event Of "Humanitarian Disaster"

    13 Aug 2020- 05:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that his government would consider supplying drinking water from the mainland of Ukraine to Russia-occupied Crimea in the event of a "humanitari ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2020 - 05:19

  3. Accessing Clean Water To Improve the World: A Visual Resource

    12 Aug 2020- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATHENS OH, United States August is National Water Quality Month in the United States. Marking the occasion, Ohio University has released a visual resource guide on ten ways that acces to clean water can improv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2020 - 06:24

  4. 2019 Was Deadliest Year On Record For Environmental Activists

    5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The murder of 219 environmental activists makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for people defending water and land resources from mining, agriculture and logging businesses. A new repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:30

  5. COVID Situation May Be "Concealing" Underlying Cholera Crisis In Yemen

    29 Jul 2020- 10:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat Sana'a, Yemen Thousands of people in war-torn Yemen could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the country’s health facilities and people are too frightened to seek tre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:37

  6. How West Bank Annexation Will Endanger Palestinian Water, Energy, Food Security

    29 Jul 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat Tel Aviv, Israel Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank threatens to block possible cooperative regional approaches to solving water and energy issues while endangering the food security of Palest ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:36

  7. The Climate Emergency As A Danger To Peace

    29 Jul 2020- 07:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat New York, United States “The climate emergency is a danger to peace”, Miroslav Jenca, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas told the Security Council 18 July, as he called on p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:35

  8. Water Infrastructure "Threatened" In Armenia-Azerbaijan Border Dispute

    29 Jul 2020- 07:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAKU, Azerbaijan Tension continues at the Armenia-Azerbaijan border after two weeks of skirmishes and increasing threats to civilians and crucial infrastructure. Armenia has claimed that things are “relatively c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:37

  9. Further Cyber Attacks Reported On Israel Water Infrastructure

    29 Jul 2020- 07:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel Two more cyber attacks against Israeli water infrastructure were reportedly attempted in mid-July; Israeli Water Authority have confirmed that no damage was inflicted. “These were specific, smal ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:35

  10. IOM Funding For COVID Containment Among IDPs In Nigeria

    29 Jul 2020- 06:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria The United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has extended its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations in northeast Nigeria in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVI ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:34

  11. Iraq: Safe Water Crisis May Fuel Tensions

    14 Jul 2020- 10:19 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The Arab Weekly As lower oil prices and a coronavirus-driven downturn batter Iraq’s economy, availability of safe water is eroding and could fuel greater tensions, security experts warned. Hospitalisations ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:19

  12. The Cruel Confluences Of Climate Change And Conflict

    15 Jul 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new policy report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) explores how people deal with the combination of conflict and climate risks, and how they cope and adapt. The repo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:33

  13. Crumbling Syria Oil Infrastructure Pollutes Water Resources

    9 Jul 2020- 09:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Degradation of oil facilities in conflict-torn northeast Syria has led to spillage of tens-of-thousands of barrels of oil into canals and creeks, contributing to persistent and extensive contamina ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:33

  14. Myanmar: Jade Mining Slag Heap Collapse Kills More Than 160

    9 Jul 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar At least 162 people died 2 July after heavy rains caused a landslide at a jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar, close to the Chinese border. About 30 meters of waste soil collapsed into a lake of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:55

  15. Conflict And COVID Effects On Water Access And Basic Services In Eastern Ukraine

    7 Jul 2020- 09:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in eastern Ukraine continues to disrupt vital water supplies and access to food and basic services, a 25 June  assessment from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) reports. Meantime  ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:32

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