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  1. Snyder Charged Over Flint Water Crisis Neglect

    18 Jan 2021- 08:16 by Local Press Report LANSING MI CNN Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and former Flint Public Works director Howard Croft were each charged Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty as part of an investigation into the Flint ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:37

  2. How Flint Water Scandal Impacts COVID Vaccine Mindsets

    18 Jan 2021- 08:41 by Local Press Report DETROIT MI NBC News In the weeks since the arrival of the first Covid-19 vaccines, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Bailey has been fielding calls from friends and neighbors in Flint. The people reaching out to Bailey aren' ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:41

  3. China's PFAS Problem

    18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report BEIJING SciTech Daily Drinking water in several cities and regions in China contains high levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), according to a new study. The findings, from a team of rese ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:21

  4. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

  5. Water Security Key Priority In Asia's COVID-19 Recovery

    13 Jan 2021- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A water development report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last month urges regions across Asia and the Pacific to prioritise water security as part of their COVID-19 recovery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:42

  6. Updated US Lead Rule Falls Short In Protecting Human Health

    9 Jan 2021- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the first major update to the US's lead and copper rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years. The new regulation means tha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2021 - 11:05

  7. German Development Bank Funds Tunisian Water Efficiency Programme

    3 Jan 2021- 07:57 by Local Press Report TUNIS Agency Tunis Afrique Presse Tunisia, on Tuesday, signed 2 financing agreements with the German Development Bank (KfW). An amount of €111 Million is granted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and F ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:57

  8. UNICEF Launches Mozambique Appeal For $52.8 Million USD

    9 Jan 2021- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Maputo, Mozambique The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a 2021 appeal for $52.8 Million USD to address the most urgent and growing humanitarian crisis across Mozambique. The campaign will su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2021 - 10:57

  9. "Major Gaps": COVID Exposes Inadequate WASH Provision In Healthcare Facilities

    17 Dec 2020- 10:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organisaton (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) say in a new report that a lack of water and sanitation services at health care facilities has placed additional risk of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  10. COVID-19 Recovery Support For African Water Facility

    17 Dec 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has announced approval of a $9 Million USD grant to the African Water Facility (AWF) for COVID-19 recovery. The funds will enhance investments and preparation ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  11. EU To Help Provide Gaza With COVID Vaccines, Clean Water

    11 Dec 2020- 07:25 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Stri ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2020 - 11:58

  12. Dangerous Arsenic Levels In Southwest US Drinking Water

    11 Dec 2020- 07:28 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY News Medical Those living in the Southwestern states of the US are more likely to be exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in their drinking water, a new study finds. A team of researchers at Columb ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2020 - 12:00

  13. Progress In Replacing Deadly Flint Lead Pipes

    11 Dec 2020- 07:26 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Flint Side Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley announced that fewer than 500 Flint homes still need lead service lines replaced during a press conference with the Environmental Protection Agency on December 7. “We’ ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2020 - 07:26

  14. Hurricanes Aggravate Economic Crisis In Central America; Migration Expected To Rise; Waterborne Disease Risk

    11 Dec 2020- 07:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Back-to-back tropical storms in Honduras, Guatemela, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica in recent weeks, have caused widespread destruction of crops and homes, precipitating the need for ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  15. Flint Water Crisis Settlement Approval Expected In January

    8 Dec 2020- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANSING MI, United States US District Judge Judith Levy will hear attorney arguments on a proposed settlement of the Flint, Michigan water contamination / health crisis lawsuits, indicating on 2 December that s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/08/2020 - 08:15

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