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  1. World Is Off-track Re SDG Targets: UNFAO

    21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:34

  2. World Bank Supports Kerala Resistance to Climate Change, Natural Disasters

    16 Jul 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram, India The Country Director, World Bank, India, this week described the recently signed $250 Million USD loan for the Resilient Kerala Program (RKP) which aims to enhance the state’s resilie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 09:14

  3. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  4. Star US Lawmaker Ties Flint, Michigan Disaster To Climate Change

    12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim tha ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 11:04

  5. Nepal Warns Downstream Nations Of Anticipated High River Flow

    12 Jul 2019- 10:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Asian Age In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:46

  6. South China Authorities Tackle Heavy Rains

    12 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Managem ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:51

  7. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  8. Survival Of The Wettest

    10 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info SASKATOON SK, Canada As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scar ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 08:04

  9. $18.6 Million USD From Green Climate Fund For Water Resilience In Marshall Islands

    8 Jul 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGDO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will finance a 7-year program in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) to build water resilience. $18.6 Million USD funding will assist is adaptation to increased cli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:32

  10. Chennai Authorities Finally Admit Water Crisis Point Has Been Reached

    24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city ad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2019 - 08:37

  11. Multiple Options Should Be Made Available For Climate Change Adaptation

    23 Jun 2019- 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A new Economics Working Paper from the Asian Development Bank examines the effect of climate change and a Phillippines island community’s adaptation strategies in the aftermath of a 7.2 ear ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:46

  12. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  13. India Water Violence As Monsoon Hitting Late

    17 Jun 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Weather forecasters in India are predicting the likelihood of the onset of this year’s monsoon sometime around June 19. However, they are also saying that due to the delay, there will probably ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2019 - 08:24

  14. Climate Apocalypse Now, Horror, Horror, Say Researchers

    11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:25

  15. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31

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