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  1. Hepatitis E Outbreaks Associated With WASH Challenges

    16 Jul 2019- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Research into Hepatitis E (HEV) disease indicates that population density and lack of clean water are factors that contribute to outbreaks. Anna Carratalà and Stéphane Joost of the Swiss Federal I ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/16/2019 - 15:42

  2. "Agro Yes, Mining No": Peru Farmers Block Pan-American Highway As Major Copper Extraction Project Approved

    16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:04

  3. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  4. More Shelling Incidents At Eastern Ukraine Water Facility

    16 Jul 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 07:30

  5. Trump Administration Will Veto Defense Spending Bill Because Of PFAS Protections

    13 Jul 2019- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources. The Whi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 06:27

  6. "Simply Unacceptable" Environmental Protection By England Water Companies

    10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage compan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:51

  7. Turqouise Polluted Water Goes Viral

    10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of w ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 08:15

  8. Rainy Season Will Exacerbate Cholera Crisis In Conflict-torn Yemen

    8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, inc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:28

  9. $18.6 Million USD From Green Climate Fund For Water Resilience In Marshall Islands

    8 Jul 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGDO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will finance a 7-year program in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) to build water resilience. $18.6 Million USD funding will assist is adaptation to increased cli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:32

  10. UNICEF Will Support Safe Water Access For More Than 2.8 Million Venezuelans

    8 Jul 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela UNICEF and the Government of Venezuela have signed an agreement to provide up to 2.8 million people with improved access to safe drinking water. The project includes expanding supply through ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:35

  11. AfDB Commits $24.7 Million USD For South Sudan WASH Development

    8 Jul 2019- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed new $24.7 Million USD investment to the South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project. The funding will supp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:23

  12. US Advises Citizenry Not To Shit In Swimming Pools

    3 Jul 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report ATLANTA GA CNN Health officials are asking Americans to take precautions over reports that "crypto," a fecal parasite that can be transmitted via swimming pools, is on the rise. "The number of treated ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:02

  13. US Medical Groups Call For Climate Change Commitments

    26 Jun 2019- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ahead of the first debate among the Democratic party hopeful candidates for US President, medical and public health groups have called for firm commitments to an agenda to combat c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2019 - 08:10

  14. Poor People Will Suffer Most From Climate Change

    26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2019 - 08:33

  15. Week-long Heatwave Hits Europe

    26 Jun 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Paris, France European meteorologists June 25 predicted that temperatures across the continent would reach or exceed 40 degrees Centigrade by the end of this week. French authorities have extended public swimm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2019 - 07:58

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