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  1. Turkey Invasion Of Syria: Damage To Water Infrastructure And Risk Of Water-borne Disease

    16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased mili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2019 - 05:56

  2. 35-Year Drought Increases Displacement In Horn Of Africa

    14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical le ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 06:28

  3. Vilnius Invests In Water Treatment And Pollution Reduction

    12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Mayor Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capita ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:12

  4. UNGA Delegates Address Agriculture, Food Security And Nutrition

    12 Oct 2019- 11:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:10

  5. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 10:28

  6. Nature "Shrinkage" Will Hit Access To Clean Water For Billions

    14 Oct 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new interactive map  measuring nature’s contributions to human well-being suggests that as many as five billion people, particu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 07:15

  7. US Tightens Regulations On Testing Drinking Water For Lead; Critics Remain Unconvinced

    12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:39

  8. EEA Calls For Wastewater Treatment Efficiency To Adapt To Climate Change Impacts, New Pollutants

    12 Oct 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new  report  from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:31

  9. Egypt Invests $55 Million USD In Water Conservation Plan

    11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:10

  10. Warming Global Climate Will Accelerate Spread Of Legionella

    11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:17

  11. Water Diplomacy Talks-- "The Geneva List of Principles On The Protection Of Water Infrastructure"

    10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2019 - 11:26

  12. Guterres' Climate Change Message To The World

    9 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a 3 October opinion article distributed by more than 170 news outlets, Unite Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed his concerns over the threats posed by climate ch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 10:02

  13. Djibouti: "Immediate Action" Required To Address Climate Change Impacts

    6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:58

  14. UNEP "Safe Climate" Report: At Least 100 Million Will Face Water Insecurity, Wealthy States Must Contribute

    6 Oct 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States UNEP (the United Nations Environment Program) has released a report “ Safe Climate ” which concludes that climate change and its impacts threaten a broad range of human rights and, as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:10

  15. Zimbabwe Government Appoints Task Force To Resolve Harare's Water Crisis

    3 Oct 2019- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has announced the establishment of a special task-force to devise an immediate solution to capital city Harare’s worsening water crisis. The 30 September announcement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2019 - 04:22

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