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  1. Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Mingachevir Dam Targeted (Reports)

    15 Oct 2020- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office said 11 October that Armenian armed forces had carried out a missile attack on the Mingachevir Hydroelectric Power Plant in Azerbaijan, Russian stat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2020 - 07:57

  2. Russia Finance Support For Water In Occupied Ukrainian Crimea

    12 Oct 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report MOSCOW TASS The Russian government will allocate more than 5 billion rubles ($64.5 mln) to resolve issues related to water supply in Crimea, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at a government meeting on Thursday ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:28

  3. UN World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

    12 Oct 2020- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP). The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the World Food Programme won the award "for its effo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2020 - 10:36

  4. Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Shells Fall Close To Strategic Mingachevir Reservoir

    7 Oct 2020- 09:49 by Local Press Report BAKU Caspian News Armenian armed forces launched a missile attack on the central Azerbaijani city of Mingachevir, which hosts the country's largest hydroelectric power and water reservoir. “Proof of Armenia ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:49

  5. Urgent Need For Aid To South Sudan

    7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:39

  6. Security Council Demands Access To Decaying Oil Tanker Which Threatens Yemen Freshwater Resources, Ecosystems

    8 Oct 2020- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AS-SALIF, Yemen This news article was updated 19 October The United Nations Security Council has called on Iran-backed Houthis to give experts immediate access to the stricken SFO Safer oil tanker in the Red Se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 06:15

  7. Water Is A Tool For Peace In Lake Chad Region

    4 Oct 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report YOLA Modern Ghana Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. Its origin is unknown but it is believed to be a remnant of a former inland sea. It doesn't drain into the ocean but it has shrunk by ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:19

  8. Human Rights And Water Security In Our Uncertain Times

    1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  9. Conflict And Cholera: Nine Cholera Cases In Cameroon

    25 Sep 2020- 12:50 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE Devdiscourse UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Cameroon has said on September 23 that nine cholera cases have been confirmed and one death recorded in Buea, the chief town of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:21

  10. Weather-related Disasters And Conflict Displace 14.6 Million; COVID-19 Exacerbates, Compounds Tragedies

    24 Sep 2020- 07:41 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland An estimated 14.6 million new internal displacements occurred in the first half of 2020, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has reported. Weather-related disasters accounted f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  11. World Should Rapidly Embark On Climate-Smart Security Strategy

    23 Sep 2020- 07:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Actors from across the security and climate fields came together at A Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy, "Together for Climate-Smart Securi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  12. Ten Refugees Killed in North Uganda Water Dispute

    20 Sep 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat KAMPALA, Uganda Ten refugees from South Sudan and young Ugandan were killed in an 11 September violent incident around a water point in Madi Okollo in north Uganda, with nineteen others injured. Reports by UNHCR ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:08

  13. Record Sahel Flooding Affects Hundreds Of Thousands

    16 Sep 2020- 07:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat Niamey, Niger Severe flooding in recent weeks has affected more than 750,000 people in Africa’s Sahel region. Nations and communities, already challenged by conflict, population displacement, water insecurity, c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  14. Climate Change May Displace Over 1.2 Billion People By 2050

    15 Sep 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia More than 1.2 billion people are at threat of being displaced by 2050, due to environmental change, conflict and civil unrest, warns a new report by think tank the Institute of Economics & ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  15. Water "Torturing"? Ukraine Objects To Russia Accusations

    14 Sep 2020- 11:23 by Local Press Report KYIV Unian Information Agency The Office of Ukrainian President's Envoy for Crimea has commented on Russia's allegations claiming Ukraine violates human rights by refusing to renew water supplies to the o ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2020 - 11:28

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