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  1. IAEA Highlights Importance of Fresh Water Conservation

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report VIENNA International Atomic Energy Agency The theme of World Water Day 2017 —Why waste water? —highlights the importance of conserving our limited freshwater resources. As more of the world’s population moves to ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  2. Students Return Home for Defecation As There is No Water in School Toilets

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report KAVRE My Republica Asked about the problem of water crisis in the school, teacher Chuda Koirala said the school has a girl-friendly toilet, but students are unable to use it due to the shortage of water. The school ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  3. “UN-Water” – a World Water Day Campaign

    31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands UN-Water, a coagulation of United Nations agencies, has declared that World Water Day (22nd March, 2017) is “all about wastewater, and how we should be reducing and reusing it rather ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2017 - 13:01

  4. Water Scarcity Discusses at Sustainability Forum

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN SABC News Water scarcity has dominated discussions at the 6th World Sustainability Forum being held in Cape Town. With millions of people across the world living with acute water shortages, experts say a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  5. Myths about Tap Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National UAE tap water has been blamed for a multitude of evils, such as hair loss, dry skin and premature ageing. But is there really something in the water? Access Climate Health Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  6. Concerns Over Harare Typhoid

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report HARARE Daily Maverick Chronic failures in providing water and sanitation have turned some areas of the city into a toxic breeding ground for disease. Access Health Policy Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Social ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  7. Health officials fear drought might ignite cholera outbreak in Kisumu Read

    16 Jan 2017- 04:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU County Health Chief Officer Ojwang Lusi  has warned of a looming cholera outbreak in Kisumu as residents and livestock jostle for water due to a prolonged dry spell in the area that has reduced many ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:25

  8. UN Climate Change Conference- Water Focus

    16 Jan 2017- 04:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Marrakesh, Morocco In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22), convened by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and hosted by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2017 - 05:40

  9. Global Water Stewardship Forum- Participants Interviewed

    15 Dec 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship. During the event, OOSKAnews caught up with some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2017 - 06:40

  10. Health Officials Warn of Possible Cholera in Tanzania’s Mwanza Region

    22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MWANZA, Tanzania Health authorities in Tanzania are warning of potential cholera outbreaks in Mwanza, following reports that the disease has been spreading in the neighboring Morogoro, Mara and Kigoma regions. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2016 - 08:28

  11. Slovenia Declares Drinking Water a Constitutional Right

    21 Nov 2016- 13:21 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Associated Press On Thursday Slovenia lawmakers made access to drinking water a constitutional right in a bid to protect the Alpine nation's water resources from excessive exploitation. Center-right ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  12. Marrakesh Action Proclamation (Hmmm, No Mention of Water)

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco Ambassador Aziz Mekouar yesterday (November 17th) issued COP22’s “Marrakech Action Proclamation For Our Climate And Sustainable Development” on behalf of 196 countries participating in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:38

  13. COP23: Fiji Presidency Welcomed by Water Communities

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco It was confirmed November 17th that Fiji will hold the Presidency of the UNFCCC’s COP23. The event will be physically hosted in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017. Speaking on behalf of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:44

  14. Water is Now at the Forefront of the Climate Agenda: WWC

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco "In Marrakesh, for the first time in COP history, the issue of water is at the forefront of the agenda...enabling the world water community to propose concrete solutions and actions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:42

  15. Humanitarian Convoy Reaches Mosul

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq A multi-agency humanitarian convoy, led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reached the Iraqi city of Mosul this week for the first time in two years. The 14-vehicle convoy brought one ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

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