UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 3, March 2022 – Ethiopia

Strong points UNICEF estimates that 9.9 million people are affected by drought in 214 hotspots spread across four regions of Afar, Oromia, Somalia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region ( SNNPR), including 4.45 million children. More than four million people in hotspots of drought-affected regions are in dire need of water. UNICEF has been able to provide more …

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Kherson, under Russian occupation, in Ukraine, switches to the ruble and faces an internet blackout

Placeholder while loading article actions Kherson in southern Ukraine was the first major city to fall to Russian forces who invaded the country in late February. In the early days of the invasion, the city was surrounded and large parts cut off from water, electricity and access to food. It was then widely believed that Russia would attempt to take …

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Befesa sees year-over-year profit growth in first quarter

Befesa SA based in Luxembourg, a leading provider of hazardous waste recycling services to the steel and aluminum industries, says it posted its best quarterly results in its 35-year history, with adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA ) of the first quarter of 61.1 million euros, or $64.4 million. The figure was 25% higher than the company’s …

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The waste management fee brings the total rate/fee to 2.7% or $56.31 for each household. | The standard

news, latest news, Warrnambool’s new library will cost ratepayers an additional $256,000 to operate over the coming year, with the council proposing a 2.7% increase in rates and fees. The council’s proposed budget shows that the provision of library services will nearly double in a few years, from $928,000 in 2020-21 to a projected $1,681,000 in the next fiscal year. …

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Sundre receives $7.5 million grant for wastewater treatment plant – Red Deer Advocate

The city of Sundre will receive a one-time grant from the province to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant, after evaluating a pilot project to test new technology. The pilot project, which ends in 2023, is part of the plans to modernize the treatment plant with new and innovative technology. The construction will create 69 jobs. The Alberta government says the …

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How the Encore of a Drive-In Cinema Could Help Revitalize the San Luis Valley

When the Border cinema debuted on May 14, 1955, with more than 300 cars crammed into its parking lot in the rural San Luis Valley. Whether he’s initially drawn to the free admission to the opening night or the opportunity to watch Oscar winner Edmond O’Brien avenge his murdered fiancée in path of war, many in the crowd returned. Like …

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No electricity, no running water and seven per bed

Tracey Bardon picks up a large block of soap – it’s about 10cm long, cuboid, dull red – and sniffs it. The familiar, distinctive smell brings her back. Carbolic soap was cheap, she notes, and people used it to clean anything and everything. The clothes, your body, the floor; she even remembers a woman lengthening her daughter’s hair and rubbing …

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Coca-Cola boosts plastic waste management

COCA-COLA Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) is accelerating its Tapon plastic bottle collection program in Ipon: Basta Klaro, Panalo to benefit more communities nationwide. From Tapon to Ipon, clear plastic beverage bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) – a 100% recyclable material – are collected to breathe new life into PETValue Philippines, the country’s first bottle-to-bottle recycling facility . The CCBPI …

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Solving the water problem and managing waste are at the heart of the Khabarhub agenda.

Metropolis of Lalitpur: solving the problem of water and waste management are on the agenda Metropolitan City of Lalitpur. (File photo) KATHMANDU: Candidates in the upcoming local elections in the metropolitan city of Lalitpur have made solving the problem of drinking water and waste management the main agenda. The candidates of the ruling coalition parties, the CPN (UML) and the …

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California drought: How wastewater recycled for consumption could help fight dwindling supplies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — We recycle cans, bottles, paper and some plastics. Yet most of our sewage flows into sewers where it is discharged into the bay or ocean. California has yet to develop regulations allowing the use of recycled water for drinking, but the South Bay water wholesaler and several cities see it as a critical step due …

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Harriet Tubman led military raids during the Civil War as well as her better-known slave rescues

Harriet Tubman was barely 5ft tall and didn’t have a dime to her name. What she had was a deep faith and a powerful passion for justice that was fueled by a network of black and white abolitionists determined to end slavery in America. “I had reasoned that out in my mind,” Tubman once said an interviewer. “There was one …

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Vedanta seeks free land, cheap water and electricity in race to become India’s top chipmaker: report

NEW DELHI : In a race to become India’s top chipmaker, Vedanta Ltd is seeking 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of free land from states and other incentives for its $20 billion foray into chip manufacturing. -drivers and screens, sources told Reuters. The oil-metals conglomerate said in February it would diversify into chipmaking and announced plans to form a joint venture …

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Water Cannon Market Size, Outlook and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – the Water cannon market The research report offers comprehensive coverage of the Water Cannons Market during the forecast period 2022-2029. It provides historical, current and future market trends to help develop a robust market strategy. Additionally, it provides analysis of the value chain, key drivers and challenges, and includes upcoming opportunities in the Water Cannons …

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Council holds hearing on proposed countywide garbage collection fee hikes

Despite efforts by a supervisor to delay action until cost-cutting measures can be considered, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday held a public hearing on May 10 on a series of proposed cost-cutting fee hikes. garbage collection in unincorporated communities in Riverside County. The board will consider aggregate increases exceeding about 8% sought by the county’s four contracted waste haulers …

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Magnesium Hydroxide Market is expected to grow at 5.8% over the forecast period of 2022 and 2030

Future Market Insights Global and Consulting Pvt. ltd. The companies featured in the Magnesium Hydroxide market are Xinyang Mineral Group, Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Premier Magnesia, LLC, Kyowa Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., Nedmag Industries Mining & Manufacturing BV, Huber Engineered Materials, Israel Chemicals Ltd., Tateho Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., Ube Industries Ltd., Nabaltec AG, Konoshima Chemicals Co. Ltd., Lehmann & …

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