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Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 15:16 | OOSKAnews
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A "fitness check" of the European Union Water Framework Directive, its associated Directives, and the Floods Directive concludes that they are overall fit for purpose, with some room for enhanced...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 14:56 | OOSKAnews
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Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System to inform...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 17:30 | OOSKAnews
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The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has suggested that receent change in colour of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos with serious consequences, and called for more data sharing with the China-...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 13:22 | OOSKAnews
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In South Sudan, massive flooding has affected nearly a million people, leaving many stranded in their villages and cut off from essential health services.

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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 16:28 | OOSKAnews
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Environmental organisation Germanwatch released its 15th annual Global Climate Risk Index report 4 December, analysing impacts of weather-related events (storms, floods, heatwaves etc.) and...

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Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 14:39 | OOSKAnews
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The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action has released its Climate Action Pathways through 2050, including a Pathway for Water, that set a “baseline” of actions and accomplishments through...

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 19:42 | OOSKAnews
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During the thousands of years that humans have utilised freshwater in surface water bodies and groundwater aquifers, laws and customary practices have developed for its utilization and protection....

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 13:41 | OOSKAnews
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Nature-based solutions for water security (Nbs-WS) can help protect freshwater resources and safeguard nature’s integrity. They can make a significant contribution to reversing the rapid decline in...

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 13:15 | OOSKAnews
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The degradation of livelihoods, droughts and floods, among other consequences of climate change, are factors that exacerbate conflicts in Africa, according to several experts.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 16:15 | OOSKAnews
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Jayantika Kutty and Niranjana Menin, research analysts with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speak with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy...

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