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  1. Cultural Activities Connecting People To Water In The Sahel

    7 Apr 2020- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The fifth “Festival A Sahel Ouvert” on 14-16 February in Mboumba, Senegal, marked the 10th anniversary of a unique, award-winning cultural project in Africa with this year’s themes of health, edu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 14:48

  2. Newly Accessible Satellite Maps Track Global Drought

    7 Apr 2020- 04:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LINCOLN NE, United States Global maps of dry/wet conditions developed by NASA researchers have been made avavilable, and are now accessible online through the National Drought Mitigation Center at the Universit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 04:25

  3. 1 Million People Affected By Southwest China Drought

    6 Apr 2020- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUNMING Xinhuanet A severe drought has affected over 1 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, while 258,400 domestic animals were also short of water.the provincial water conservancy department sa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:18

  4. Pandemic May Contribute To The Collapse Of Already Fragile States

    4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 10:42

  5. Harare Residents Sue Government Over Clean Water Supply During COVID Lockdown

    2 Apr 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel the local authority to supply uninterrupted clean water to residents during the current g ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:15

  6. Guatemala: Protests Continue Against Gold Mining Project

    31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Inequality.org This month, in Guatemala, the Peaceful Resistance “La Puya” celebrates eight years of struggle against a gold mining project that threatens to pollute or dry up already scarce water su ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:27

  7. Nations Of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism Pledge Enhanced Water Resources Collaboration

    31 Mar 2020- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2020 - 11:27

  8. Hand-washing Stresses Istanbul Water Supply

    29 Mar 2020- 10:11 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Ahval Water levels in Istanbul have dropped to their second lowest point in the past 10 years as people use more water to wash their hands due to the coronavirus. The water level is currently 31 percent lo ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:11

  9. Mexico Referendum Blocks Corona Brewery

    26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the contr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:08

  10. Spain Cracks Down On Groundwater Theft

    25 Mar 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report SEVILLE Phys.org Digging an illegal well to irrigate crops is a widespread practice in Spain as water becomes increasingly scarce. But around 100 such boreholes have been blocked off recently around Lucena del Puer ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:22

  11. Honduras' Deadly Water Wars

    25 Mar 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA The Nation The mine can’t be reached from the gate along the road, which is guarded by soldiers bearing M-16s and a helmeted foreman with a shotgun over his chest. So if you want to see the sprawling mi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:09

  12. Virus Curfew Accelerates Jordan Water Shortages

    25 Mar 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report AMMAN Thomson Reuters Foundation Complaints and concerns over water shortages rose by 58% in Jordan in the first day after a country-wide curfew was instated, water authorities said Sunday. Jordan, the world's ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:23

  13. Yemen: Safe Water Crucial To Control Spread Of Diseases

    25 Mar 2020- 09:14 by Local Press Report GENEVA Middle East Monitor The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called to support the provision of clean water in Yemen in order to protect the country’s population from the spread of disea ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:14

  14. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  15. 2020 Water, Sanitation And Hygiene Barometer

    26 Mar 2020- 07:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat PARIS, France International humanitarian group Solidarites International this month released its 2020 "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Barometer"  highlighting lack of access to safe drinking water and s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:00

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