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  1. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director of UNICEFHenrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:10

  2. EU Funds Environmental Protection In Kolpa River Basin

    18 Oct 2020- 08:06 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Republic of Slovenia Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has issued a grant decision for the project “Wastewater discharge and treatment in the Kolpa river basin – Municipality ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2020 - 08:06

  3. UNESCO Urges Gender Perspective In West Africa Water Policy-making

    18 Oct 2020- 08:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has advised West African countries to take into consideration gender perspective in formulating their national water policies. Mr Lamine Sow, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2020 - 08:11

  4. Our Age Of Uncertainty: Human Rights And Water Security

    15 Oct 2020- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden An international panel gathered virtually to discuss human rights-based water resources management and water security at a webinar on 13 October, which was organised by the UN Development Pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2020 - 08:53

  5. $270 Million USD Loan to Improve Urban Water Services in Madhya Pradesh

    15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2020 - 07:14

  6. Nigeria's Need To Invest In Water Sector

    14 Oct 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Guardian The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to invest at least 1.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to prevent water shortage b ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2020 - 07:06

  7. Michigan City Residents Sue Investment Banks Over Deadly Lead Pollution

    12 Oct 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a civil lawsuit against three investment banks for claims arising from the poisoning of "minors, residents and water users of the City of Flint during t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:29

  8. German Development Bank Supports Water Access In Rural Northern Morocco

    12 Oct 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report RABAT Morocco World Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) announced on Wednesday the signing of a loan contract with the German Development Bank (KfW). The agreement seeks to improve a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:15

  9. Goa Is First Indian State To Provide Water Connections To All Households

    12 Oct 2020- 09:25 by Local Press Report PANAJI Business Standard Goa has become the first state in the country to provide 100 per cent tap water connections in rural areas covering 2.30 lakh households, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Friday. The governm ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:25

  10. Malaysia Considers Increased Penalties For Water Polluters

    7 Oct 2020- 09:41 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has suggested it is considering increasing penalty for unethical companies found polluting the country’s water supply up to RM6 million. In an interv ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:41

  11. Expansion Of Water Distribution, WASH Services, Lake Monitoring In Kisumu, Kenya

    7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 08:03

  12. Support For New Water Network in Yangon City, Myanmar

    7 Oct 2020- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Yangon City, Myanmar The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $180 Million USD in funding to support construction of a new water transmission network for the city of Yangon, Myanmar. The 34-kilometer syste ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:53

  13. 33rd UN-Water Meeting Addresses WASH Challenges In The Year Of COVID

    7 Oct 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Opportunities to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) on clean water and sanitation, and the role of water and sanitation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, were at the t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:00

  14. Hundred Day Mission To Ensure Safe Water Supply To Schools In India

    4 Oct 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Jal Shakti ministry will launch a 100-day campaign under the Jal Jeevan Mission on Mahtama Gandhi’s birth anniversary on Friday to ensure safe piped water supply to schools and anganwad ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:33

  15. Texas Brain-Eating Amoeba Clear-up Will Be Prolonged

    4 Oct 2020- 06:40 by Local Press Report Lake Jackson TX Click2Houston The road to drinkable water won’t be a short one in Lake Jackson after a brain-eating amoeba was found in the water system. The discovery initially led officials to issue a do-not-use o ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:31

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