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Get More Crop for the Drop of Water [opinion]

The United Nations has called drought the "world's costliest natural disaster," both financially, imposing an annual cost of $6-8 billion, and in human terms; since 1900, it has affected two billion people, leading to more than 11 million deaths., 1 week ago
Kenya: Get More Crop for the Drop of Water, 1 week ago

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Middle East Eye

UN decries water as weapon of war in military conflicts

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations, which is trying to help resolve the widespread shortage of water in the developing world, is faced with a growing new problem: the use of water as a weapon of war in ongoing conflicts. The ...
 Middle East Eye1 week ago The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War  Care22 weeks ago ‘70% water supply polluted by sewage’  Asian Age2 months ago
Water Efficiency

Water & Waste - Bolivia - Bolivia tops potable water goal early

Potable water services are available to 81% of Bolivians, well ahead of a goal set in unison with the United Nations in September 2000, stated José Zamora, minister of Bolivia's water and environment ministry MMAyA. Award-winning and ...
 Business News Americas1 week ago Growers shift production areas in search of water in California drought  The Produce News6 days ago California lawmakers pass $7.5 billion water plan  Sify6 days ago California High School Students Will Assist in Mexico on Water Project  Water Efficiency1 week ago
Irish Independent

UN: World must take all necessary measures to prevent genocide in Iraq

The world must take "all possible measures" to prevent a massacre of minorities in Iraq, United Nations human rights experts warned as the UK continued aid drops but resisted calls for military intervention. And Downing Street has indicated that the ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago UN: world must take 'all possible measures' to prevent Iraq massacre  MSN UK1 week ago
Jagran Post

GAZA, 12th August, 2014 (WAM) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners on Tuesday launched a special food distribution in Gaza for 730,000 people who are not receiving food under other programmes in an effort to reach all conflic

Following the announcement of a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, which started Sunday night, WFP and the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) today started distributing one-time food parcels of 10 kg rice and 30 kg of ...
 Federation of Arab News Agencies1 week ago United States Moves to End Puppy Mill Imports  Huffington Post5 days ago UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world  Sify2 weeks ago Temporary ceasefire allows UN to restock water, food, following another school attack  Sify2 weeks 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 ...
 Sify2 months ago Briefing UN Assembly, Ban urges political talks to end 'senseless cycle of suffering' in Gaza  Sify1 week ago Gaza: UN relief officials warn of growing humanitarian crisis as conflict continues  Sify2 weeks ago United Nations official says Gaza blockade must end  Khaleej Times1 week ago
Fox News Latino

Q: Which Nation Rules The Waves? A: It Isn't The United States, Russia Or China

The largest commercial shipping fleet in the world doesn't fly the flag of an economic giant like the United States or China. Instead that honor is held by the tiny yet geographically vital nation of Panama, despite it having only one shipping ...
 Fox News Latino2 weeks ago US presses China on maritime tensions  Asian Age1 month ago US, China vow to improve cooperation  Sify1 month ago

UN flags at half-mast to honour staff killed in Gaza conflict

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS) The United Nations flag is flying at half-mast on Thursdayat the world body's New York Headquarters in memory of the UN staff members killed since the beginning of the conflict in Gaza on 8 July, and in solidarity with the families and ...
 Sify1 week 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 ...
 Sify1 month ago Make mega-cities work  Asian Age1 month ago

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 ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Detroit mayor employs damage control as city prepares to resume water shutoffs  RINF.com1 week ago Water for Gaza and Detroit!  Workers World Online6 days ago
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