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  1. Russia: 100 Hospitalized By Tainted Drinking Water In Daghestan, Criminal Case Launched

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report KHASAVYURT OC Media More than 100 people have been hospitalized in Khasavyurt, a city in the Russian republic of Daghestan, with officials blaming the city’s water supply. According to the Daghestani branch of the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  2. Japan, US Cooperate In Southeast Asia Water Diplomacy

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC East-West Center Southeast Asia is often considered "a global hot spot for water crises", where clean water supplies and sanitation in many cities are fragmented and suffering from weak plan ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  3. Aid Organizations Issue Renewed Cholera, Starvation Alert For War-torn Yemen

    28 Mar 2019- 07:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen As Yemen enters a fifth year of fighting, two humanitarian organizations have issued pleas for urgently needed food and funding and for world leaders to act to end the suffering. The UN desc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2019 - 07:38

  4. OOSKAnews Talks- Adrian Sym, Alliance For Water Stewardship

    26 Mar 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Adrian Sym, Chief Executive of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2019 - 06:28

  5. Water-borne Disease Expected In Wake Of Cyclone Idai

    26 Mar 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Governments and humanitarian agencies have warned of the risk of water-borne diseases in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The death toll has risen above 750 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2019 - 09:40

  6. Human Rights Watch Backs Canadian First Nations' Water Rights

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report TORONTO ONT Human Rights Watch World Water Day on March 22, 2019 is a reminder that many of Canada’s First Nations communities do not have safe drinking water, Chiefs of Ontario and Human Rights Watch said today. T ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  7. Pope Insists On Right To Clean Water

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report ROME The Tablet Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women and children are suffering the deadly effects of climate change, Pope Franc ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  8. P&G Boosts Commitment To Clean Drinking Water

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report CINCINNATI OH Biz Women Procter & Gamble Co beat by a year its goal of delivering 15 billion liters of clean drinking water to needy people by 2020, and the company is now raising its target to 25 billion liter ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:10

  9. Israel’s Exploitation Of Palestinian Resources Is "Systematic Violation" Of Human Rights

    24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2019 - 11:01

  10. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2019 - 11:40

  11. More Than 97 Percent Of Gaza's Water Does Not Meet WHO Quality Standards

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to th ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  12. Egypt Looks To Spread Culture Of Water Conservation

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has launched a campaign to rationalize water consumption across the country. In a statement on Wednesday, chairman of the HCWW Mamdouh ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  13. "Leaving No One Behind": 2019 United Nations World Water Development Report

    19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019  (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2019 - 07:18

  14. Pakistan: World Bank May Cancel $38 Million USD Indus River Loan

    18 Mar 2019- 09:41 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN The World Bank has warned of cancelling its soft loan of $38 million to support the management and development of water resources in the Indus River, after finding little progress on the project sinc ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2019 - 09:41

  15. US Senate Votes To End Support For Saudi-led War In Yemen

    15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 13:50

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