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  1. Pandemic May Cause Deterioration In Weather Data Gathering

    8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Large part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2020 - 07:25

  2. 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

  3. New York State Governor Cuomo Urged To Suspend Water Shut-offs

    7 Apr 2020- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALBANY NY, United States Over 70 community, labour, religious, environmental, and civil rights organisations have sent an open  letter to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo calling on him to issue an executiv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 08:48

  4. Submissions Open For New "Water ChangeMaker Awards"

    7 Apr 2020- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A 60-day submission period, commencing 6 April, for the new Water ChangeMaker Awards, opened this week. The new awards, targeted to those who have shaped water decisions that have helped to bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 08:36

  5. World Water Week 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19

    7 Apr 2020- 03:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has cancelled its World Water Week scheduled for 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. After monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the institu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 03:52

  6. 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

  7. Papua New Guinea: Continuing Human Rights Impacts Of Rio Tinto Mine's Water Contaminaton

    4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:31

  8. South Africa Centralises Control Of Irrigation And Water Catchment Management In COVID-19 Response

    6 Apr 2020- 10:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South Africa Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:24

  9. Pipes Manufacturers Need Data From EU Countries To Address COVID-19 Challenge

    6 Apr 2020- 10:19 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Plastic Product Manufacturer TEPPFA (The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association) calls on EU and Member State authorities to list drinking water, sanitation and wastewater industries, includ ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:19

  10. COP26 Deferred, And A Water Perspective

    1 Apr 2020- 22:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, Scotland The United Nations and the government of the United Kingdom announced 1 April that COP26, November’s key global climate summit in Scotland, will be suspended until 2021. “The middle of next ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2020 - 23:38

  11. More Than 5,100 Km Of Asbestos Water Pipes In Ireland

    2 Apr 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner There are more than 5,100 kilometres of asbestos water pipes in Ireland. The substance can cause cancer if inhaled, but Irish Water denies that is the case if you consume it through drinking-wa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:21

  12. 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

  13. Vatican Report Highlights COVID-19, Calls For Protection And Care Of Water Resources

    4 Apr 2020- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Roman Catholic Church's "Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development" has called for renewed efforts to confront water issues, to protect and care for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:49

  14. AfDB Spurs Young Water Entrepreneur Initiative In Ethiopia

    31 Mar 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank The African Development Bank is contributing $95 million of a total of $463 million to the Ethiopia's One WASH National (OWN) Program, with the balance also financed by oth ...

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

  15. 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

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