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  1. “Staggering Rise” In Climate-Related Disasters During The Last 20 Years

    18 Oct 2020- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century, says a new report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), published to mark 13 October ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2020 - 07:18

  2. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director of UNICEFHenrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:10

  3. $270 Million USD Loan to Improve Urban Water Services in Madhya Pradesh

    15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2020 - 07:14

  4. German Development Bank Supports Water Access In Rural Northern Morocco

    12 Oct 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report RABAT Morocco World Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) announced on Wednesday the signing of a loan contract with the German Development Bank (KfW). The agreement seeks to improve a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:15

  5. Expansion Of Water Distribution, WASH Services, Lake Monitoring In Kisumu, Kenya

    7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 08:03

  6. Support For New Water Network in Yangon City, Myanmar

    7 Oct 2020- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Yangon City, Myanmar The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $180 Million USD in funding to support construction of a new water transmission network for the city of Yangon, Myanmar. The 34-kilometer syste ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:53

  7. Valuing Water From Source To Sea: aquaNOW Audience Panelist Insights

    3 Oct 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Water is essential for human life. For health, food, our environment and ecosystems. It is also plays a central role in our economies, from agriculture to energy production, and manufact ...

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

  8. UNHCR Awarded Prize For Innovative Water Technology Solution In Refugee Camps

    29 Sep 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has awarded the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) $1.16 Million USD for implementing a reliable and inexpensive solution to providing water to refuge ...

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

  9. Long-term Water Thinking In Long-term Humanitarian Crises

    8 Sep 2020- 10:43 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom A report published this month by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and charity Oxfam investigates how water supplies can be managed in long-term humanitarian crises. "Water Supply in Protr ...

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

  10. Ghana Announces Green Loan To Support Rural And Peri-urban Water Projects

    2 Sep 2020- 06:29 by Local Press Report ACCRA AquaAfrica The Government of Ghana has today announced the signing of its first ever Green Loan to the value of €35m to support the Government of Ghana to deliver water projects to rural and peri-urban communi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2020 - 06:29

  11. Latin American Countries Cooperate In Innovative Plan To Tackle Climate Change In Arid Regions

    2 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil A new project was launched in August to enable people in the semiarid regions of Latin America to work together to share knowledge, address the climate crisis, and find more sustainable and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  12. Rain And Flash Floods Leave 300,000 Homeless In Yemen

    1 Sep 2020- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANA'A, Yemen Three months of torrential rain and flash floods have left an estimated 300,000 people homeless in war-torn Yemen, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said 28 August. Many of those people ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  13. Funding Partnership Will Support 3.7 Million Sudanese With Water And Food Security

    1 Sep 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The Green Climate Fund, the government of Sudan, and the United Nations Development Programme have approved new funding for innovative climate resilience with a focus to promote agricul ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/29/2020 - 12:18

  14. UNFAO Supports Green Development In Albania's Vjosa River Basin

    24 Aug 2020- 05:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat TIRANA, Albania A new green development project in the river basin of the Vjosa in Albania will aim to deliver effective and improved management of the basin’s natural resources. Support from the United Nations ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  15. Albania: UNFAO Supports Green Development In Vjosa River Basin

    20 Aug 2020- 08:32 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkan Green Energy News FAO started a green development project in Albania to support farmers and authorities in sustainable land use and the prevention of pollution and degradation of soil around the Vjosa ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:44

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