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  1. Russian Mayor Sentenced For Negligence Around Norilsk Fuel Spillage

    21 Oct 2020- 06:05 by Local Press Report NORILSK Russian Legal Information Agency The Norilsk City Court in the Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia’s North on Monday sentenced ex-Mayor of Norilsk Rinat Akhmetchin to 6 months of community service with a 15% wage de ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2020 - 06:12

  2. Humanitarian Response To COVID-19 Failed To Protect Women And Girls

    19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:25

  3. “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

  4. 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

  5. Ocean Release Of Fukushima Water Carries Risk Of Damaging Human DNA

    18 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan This news article was updated 25 October Environmental group Greenpeace has claimed that the 1.23 million metric tons of water stored at the plant-- scene of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear dis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2020 - 09:46

  6. A Fifth Of Countries Are At Risk From Ecosystem Collapse

    13 Oct 2020- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland As biodiversity declines, a fifth of countries worldwide are at risk from ecosystem collapse according to a new study by the Swiss Re Institute on habitats, water security and air quality. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2020 - 07:59

  7. Pope Francis Emphasises Water In TED Talk Presentation

    12 Oct 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News In his second TED talks appearance, Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in “Countdown”, saying it is time to make planet-changing choices. “We live in a historic moment marked by di ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:21

  8. September 2020 Was Hottest On Record

    12 Oct 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has confirmed that September 2020 was 0.05°C warmer than 2019 and 0.08°C warmer than in 2016, the previous monthly records. It is possible t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2020 - 10:42

  9. Sand Dam Construction Supports Freshwater Supply In Somalia

    7 Oct 2020- 09:40 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Borgen Humanitarian efforts to restore water security [in Somalia] have seen positive results. In one instance, efforts by the United Nations Development Programme use sand, one of the nation’s most abunda ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:40

  10. How The US Mismanaged Drinking Water Support To Puerto Rico After Hurricanes

    8 Oct 2020- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the United States mishandled distribution of aid, including water, in Puerto Rico after two devastating 2017 hurricanes, the countr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2020 - 09:08

  11. 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

  12. Volta Basin Nations Extend Collaboration Over Climate Change Impacts

    4 Oct 2020- 08:17 by Local Press Report ABIDJAN Journal du Cameroon Member states of the Volta Basin Authority, comprising six West African countries, have held a meeting in Anidjan where they have developed an early warning system in the case of extreme ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:36

  13. Effects Of Wildfires On Municipal Water Systems

    4 Oct 2020- 08:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Wildfires, which turned skies a dim orange over cities from Seattle to Santa Cruz this year, are increasingly engulfing people’s homes, continuing to rage in California, Oregon, Washin ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:32

  14. 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

  15. Efficacy Of Testing Wastewater To Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks

    29 Sep 2020- 07:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW HAVEN CT, United States Sludge results, if analysed and reported on the same day as sampling, can provide substantial advance notice of COVID-19 infection dynamics in communities where test reporting is dela ...

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

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