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Cities have better water supply, sanitation, says UN
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Cities have better water supply, sanitation, says UN

United Nations, May 9 : Sharp inequalities still persist around the world between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of cleaner water and better sanitation though the disparity has been narrowing over time, a UN report has said. According to the ... New Kerala, 2 months ago

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2014 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

/PRNewswire/ --The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 19 th Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, ...
 Street Sweeper1 week ago US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire  Sify7 hours ago World watches idly as Israel bombs Gaza school and market  Electronic Intifada19 hours ago US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire  Sify8 hours ago

UN cites need for funding to ensure aid delivery

As the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance worldwide continues to grow, the top United Nations relief official on Monday urged the international community to provide the requisite funding and access needed to enable aid workers to do their ...
 Sify1 month ago Flagrant violations of international law continue in Syria, Top UN relief official warns  United Nations1 day ago 'Flagrant' violations of international law continue in Syria, top UN relief official warns  Individual.com21 hours ago UN official: Violations of int'l law in Syria  GlobalSecurity.org21 hours ago

United Nations Urges Calm from Vietnam, China in Disputed Waters

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on China and Vietnam to "exercise the utmost restraint" in the South China Sea, UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq has said. Ban "noted with concern the escalating tensions in the South China Sea, in ...
 NDTV2 months ago UN Officials Condemn Attack on Gaza School  Outlook India1 day ago In Dominican Republic, Ban hails collective effort to bolster human rights, development, peace  Sify2 weeks ago 1.4 million children in India died before their fifth birthday: UN report  Sify3 weeks ago
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Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands

Control of Detroit's massive municipal water department, which has been widely criticized by the United Nations and others for widespread service shutoffs to thousands of customers, has been returned to the mayor's office. The move comes a week after the ...
 Sify2 days ago Detroit not alone in shutting off water for unpaid bills  WFMY News 25 days ago International Outcry Grows Over Detroit Water Shutoffs  Public News Service6 days ago Canadians deliver water to protest Detroit shutoffs  USA Today1 week ago
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Satellite Study Reveals Parched West Using Up Underground Water

National & World Ag News Headlines USAgNet - 07/29/2014 A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from ...
 USAgNet2 days ago New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier  EurekAlert!3 days ago NASA - Satellite Study Reveals Parched U.S. West Using Up Underground Water  HispanicBusiness.com3 days ago West's water worries rise as Lake Mead falls  USA Today4 days ago

More than half of world's population now living in urban areas, UN survey finds

An additional 2.5 billion people are predicted to live in urban areas by 2050, the United Nations today reported, highlighting the need for a successful urban planning agenda and greater attention to be given to smaller cities where nearly half of all people ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Make mega-cities work  Asian Age2 weeks ago
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UN chief condemns water cut in Syria's Aleppo

The United Nations chief has condemned a cut in water supplies in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo that he said has deprived at least 2.5 million people of access to potable water. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that preventing people access to ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Syria: Ban warns against targeting civilians  Sify2 months ago

Landslides, disease poses threats in Balkans: UN

United Nations humanitarian agencies on Friday raised concerns about landslides and possible water-borne diseases from the worst flooding in Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in more than a century, which may have disturbed minefields from the Bosnian war.
 Sify2 months ago

‘70% water supply polluted by sewage’

A United Nations report has ranked India’s water quality as 120th among 122 nations. If that was not damning enough, a world resources report has warned that 70 per cent of India’s water supply is polluted by untreated sewage. UN agencies further warn ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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