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  1. US: So It's Fake Science Now?

    13 Nov 2019- 09:00 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding prote ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2019 - 09:00

  2. Flooding Escalates Human Displacement, Disease Risk In Somalia

    5 Nov 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia Over 275,000 people in Somalia have been displaced by heavy rains in October, bringing the number to 575,000 since January following devastating flodds. Insecurity in many regions is making a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2019 - 11:02

  3. Yemen Conflict: Fuel Price Escalation Exacerbates Deadly Water Crisis

    30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:33

  4. Trump Repeal Of Clean Water Act Faces Federal Court Challenge

    27 Oct 2019- 09:19 by Local Press Report CHARLESTON SC PR Newswire Conservation groups challenged in court the administration's effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2019 - 09:19

  5. Burkina Faso Invests In National WASH Program

    25 Oct 2019- 12:08 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU Ecofin Agency The government of Burkina Faso announced it will dedicate a total of $144 million for its water and sanitation sector over the period 2020 to 2022. The announcement was made this week by t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:08

  6. Urgent Need For Sanitation Provision For Displaced Somalis

    25 Oct 2019- 08:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat Geneva, Switzerland The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has described an urgent need for sanitation provision and shelter for displaced people in Somalia which has been a conflict zone for almost ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:36

  7. Global High Level Panel On Water And Peace Activities Reviewed

    21 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary At October's Budapest Water Summit, the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace (GHLPWP) gathered two years after the publication of its milestone report "A Matter of Survival&qu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2019 - 11:50

  8. UN Security Council Briefed On Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

    21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitaria ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2019 - 06:25

  9. 160,000 Angolans To Benefit From China-funded Water Supply System

    20 Oct 2019- 09:24 by Local Press Report KUITO Xinhua A Chinese-built water supply project is expected to benefit more than 160,000 people in central Angola. Designed in Chinese standards, the Kuito water supply project is the largest water supply system ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2019 - 09:30

  10. The Collapse Of Venezuela's Water System: Report

    20 Oct 2019- 09:28 by Local Press Report CARACAS The New York Times In Venezuela, a crumbling economy and the collapse of even basic state infrastructure means water comes irregularly — and drinking it is an increasingly risky gamble. Venezuela’s current ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:20

  11. Tender Inflation Exacerbates Harare Chemical Shortages?

    17 Oct 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals. In place of the tenders, Loc ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2019 - 07:47

  12. Water Operator Partnerships In Asia And Africa Supported By New Initiative

    12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 1 ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:16

  13. 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

  14. 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... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  15. 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

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