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  1. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2020 - 07:00

  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. Downstream Alarm Over Possible Tibet Lake Breach Flooding

    11 Aug 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report ITANAGAR The Hindu An alert has been sounded all along the Siang river basin in Arunachal Pradesh after the Union Home Ministry in a report informed about the formation of an artificial lake on Yigong Tso river in ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:31

  4. Clean Water Access Problems Impede Navajo COVID Control Efforts

    11 Aug 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Truthout In this great 27,000 square mile swath of land in the Four Corners region of Southwestern U.S., between 30 and 40 percent of the some 200,000 have no direct access to running water. Half of th ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:19

  5. LA Mayor Threatens To Cut-off Water To Irresponsible Partiers

    11 Aug 2020- 09:25 by Local Press Report LOS ANGELES CA Los Angeles Times Following reports of large parties that violate health orders aimed at slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that he will ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:28

  6. How Wildfires Can Poison Drinking Water Resources

    5 Aug 2020- 05:02 by Local Press Report WEST LAFAYETTE IN Phys.org In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. After the fires passed, testing ultimately revealed widespread hazardous drinking water contamination. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:02

  7. Spending On SDG Achievement Will Decline With The COVID Effect

    5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 10:03

  8. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  9. Mysterious Botswana Elephant Deaths Could Be Caused By Natural Toxin In Water

    5 Aug 2020- 05:00 by Local Press Report GABARONE News 24 Preliminary tests to explain the reason for hundreds of mysterious elephant deaths in Botswana point to a naturally occurring toxin as a probable cause, a senior wildlife official told Reuters. It w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:00

  10. Sudan Dam Collapse Causes Wave Of Displacement

    5 Aug 2020- 05:01 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM CGTN Africa A sudden collapse of a dam in Sudan’s Blue Nile State has destroyed 600 houses, local Sudanese media reported on Friday. The local official warned against a big wave of displacement in the area, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:01

  11. Former Michigan Governor And Emergency Managers Will Face Flint Water Crisis Lawsuit

    30 Jul 2020- 10:46 by Local Press Report FLINT MI A divided Michigan Supreme Court says state government departments, former Gov. Rick Snyder and former emergency managers he appointed to run the city of Flint must face a civil lawsuit related to their ha ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:46

  12. Pan-European Wastewater Testing To Detect Coronavirus

    30 Jul 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has announced creation of a pan-European Umbrella Study to examine RNA fragments of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater. The purpose of the study is to reliably monitor the pre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:40

  13. Focus On Water Infrastructure Should Be Central To South Africa's COVID Recovery Strategy

    29 Jul 2020- 06:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat PRETORIA, South Africa Post-COVID recovery in South Africa should involve investment in water infrastructure at the core to creating jobs, according to a policy brief by research organisation Trade & Industr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:57

  14. 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

  15. Bangladesh Faces "Worst Flood In A Decade"

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report DHAKA Al Jazeera A third of Bangladesh is underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. Almost four million people have also been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia. "This is going ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

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